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A look at what’s happening around the majors today:STARTING
OUTBrian Dozier could make his first start for the Los Angeles Dodgers when they
host Milwaukee. The power-hitting Minnesota second baseman was traded
Tuesday ,
shortly before the deadline for making deals without waivers. The defending NL
champion Dodgers have revamped their infield in the last two weeks, also getting
star Manny Machado.MOVING DAYChris Archer, Jonathan Scoop and Wilson Ramos were
part of the 15 trades made Tuesday as contenders prepped for the playoff race.
Brandon Kintzler will celebrate his 34th birthday finishing the move from
Washington to the Cubs – on his birthday last year, he was going from Minnesota
to the Nationals.HURTINGAstros center fielder George Springer will see how his
sore left shoulder is feeling. The World Series MVP jarred himself making a
diving try, hoping to cut off a ball Tuesday night at Seattle. Houston already
has star infielders Jose Altuve and Carlos Correa on the disabled
list.WELCOMECole Hamels makes his first start for the Cubs when they play
Pittsburgh at PNC Park. The 34-year-old lefty was 5-9 with a 4.72 ERA when Texas
traded the four-time All-Star and former World Series MVP to Chicago last week.
The Pirates have won 16 of 20.CHECK HIMThe Yankees will monitor pitcher J.A.
Happ, a day after the New York newcomer was diagnosed with hand, foot and mouth
disease. The illness is an infection condition that often affects young
children. General manager Brian Cashman said the team’s doctors aren’t certain
how Happ caught it. The 35-year-old lefty was acquired from Toronto last week,
and he won his Yankees debut on Sunday.Happ is scheduled to start Saturday
against the AL East-leading Red Sox at Fenway Park. If he can’t pitch, newly
acquired Lance Lynn or Luis Cessa could fill in.FEELING BETTERMets star Noah
Syndergaard is expected to come off the disabled list – he’s been out while
recovering from hand, foot and mouth disease. Syndergaard (6-1, 2.89 ERA) is set
to pitch at Washington. The Nationals set a franchise scoring record and handed
the Mets their most-lopsided loss with a 25-4 rout Tuesday night.TRY AGAINRoyals
righty Jakob Junis (5-11, 5.06 ERA) faces the Chicago White Sox on the road. He
is 0-8 with a 6.98 ERA in his past nine starts. In his last outing, he threw a
fastball that hit Aaron Judge and broke the Yankees slugger’s wrist, putting him
out for three weeks.— The Midsummer Classic is still the main draw of all the
festivities during All-Star week.Many young fans get turned on by the home run
hitting contest and the distances players like Bryce Harper and Kyle Schwarber
can hit the ball. Hard-core fans watch every pitch of the Futures Game with a
scout's eye in order to get a view of the players who are likely to become the
game's stars in the next three-to-five years.But while interleague play, free
agency and the frequency of seeing the game's great stars on television may have
taken some of the mystery out of the All-Star Game, there's still something
fascinating about seeing the sport's best players line up against each other
while representing their leagues.The American League comes into the 89th
All-Star Game at Nationals Park in Washington D.C. riding a five-game winning
streak and having put together a run of 23-6-1 over the last 30 years. That hot
streak enabled the American League to tie the all-time series at 43-43-2 last
year, and a win Tuesday night will give the AL the lead in the series for the
first time since 1963.Chris Sale of the Boston Red Sox will take the mound for
the Junior Circuit for the third straight year, while Max Scherzer of the
Washington Nationals will start for the second year in a row and the third time
in his career.American League manager A.J. Hinch of the Houston Astros and
National League manager Dave Roberts of the Los Angeles Dodgers announced their
starting lineups Monday.Javier Baez of the Cubs could be a sparkplug for the
National League.Patrick Smith/Getty ImagesNational League Lineup1. Javier Baez,
2B, Cubs2. Nolan Arenado, 3B, Rockies3. Paul Goldschmidt, DH, D-backs4. Freddie
Freeman, 1B, Braves5. Matt Kemp, LF, Dodgers6. Bryce Harper, CF, Nationals7.
Nick Markakis, RF, Braves8. Brandon Crawford, SS, Giants9. Willson
Contreras Frank White
, C, CubsMax Scherzer, P, NationalsAmerican League Lineup1.
Mookie Betts, RF, Red Sox2. Jose Altuve, 2B, Astros3. Mike Trout, CF, Angels4.
J.D. Martinez, DH, Red Sox5. Jose Ramirez, 3B, Indians6. Aaron Judge, LF,
Yankees7. Manny Machado, SS, Orioles8. Jose Abreu, 1B, White Sox9. Salvador
Perez, C, RoyalsChris Sale, P, Red SoxHere's a look at some information ahead of
the game and the full rosters for both teams.2018 MLB All-Star GameDate:
Tuesday, July 17Time: 8 p.m. ETTV: FoxJose Ramirez (left) and Jose Altuve are a
dynamic duo for the American League.Billie Weiss/Boston Red Sox/Getty
ImagesRostersAmerican LeagueStartersWilson Ramos. C, Tampa Bay*Jose Abreu, 1B.
Chicago White SoxJose Altuve. 2B, HoustonJose Ramirez, 3B, ClevelandManny
Machado, SS, BaltimoreMike Trout, OF, Los Angeles AngelsAaron Judge ,
OF, New York YankeesMookie Betts, OF, BostonJ.D. Martinez, OF, BostonAmerican
League ReservesSalvador Perez, C, Kansas City (designated as a starter after
Ramos injury)Yan Gomes, C, ClevelandMitch Moreland, 1B, BostonJed Lowrie, 2B,
OaklandGleyber Torres, 2B, New York Yankees*Alex Bregman, 3B, HoustonFrancisco
Lindor, SS, ClevelandJean Segura, SS, SeattleMichael Brantley, OF,
ClevelandShin-Soo Choo, OF, TexasMitch Haniger, OF, SeattleGeorge Springer, OF,
HoustonNelson Cruz, DH, SeattleAmerican League PitchersTrevor Bauer,
ClevelandJose Berrios, MinnesotaAroldis Chapman Kelvin
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, New York Yankees*Gerrit Cole, HoustonEdwin Diaz,
SeattleJ.A. Happ, TorontoJoe Jimenez, DetroitCraig Kimbrel, BostonCorey Kluber,
Cleveland*Charlie Morton, HoustonChris Sale, BostonLuis Severino, New York
YankeesBlake Treinen, OaklandJustin Verlander, Detroit*National League
StartersWillson Contreras, C, Chicago CubsFreddie Freeman, 1B, AtlantaJavier
Baez, 2B, Chicago CubsNolan Arenado, 3B, ColoradoBrandon Crawford, SS, San
FranciscoNick Markakis, OF, AtlantaMatt Kemp, OF, Los Angeles DodgersBryce
Harper, OF, WashingtonNational League ReservesYadier Molina, C, St. LouisBuster
Posey, C, San Francisco*J.T. Realmuto, C, MiamiJesus Aguilar ,
1B, MilwaukeePaul Goldschmidt, 1B, ArizonaJoey Votto, 1B, CincinnatiOzzie
Albies, 2B, AtlantaScooter Gennett, 2B, CincinnatiEugenio Suarez, 3B,
CincinnatiTrevor Story, SS, ColoradoCharlie Blackmon, OF, ColoradoLorenzo Cain,
OF, MilwaukeeChristian Yelich, OF, MilwaukeeNational League PitchersPatrick
Corbin, ArizonaZack Greinke, ArizonaJacob deGrom, New York MetsSean Doolittle,
Washington*Mike Foltynewicz, AtlantaJosh Hader, MilwaukeeJason Jeffress,
MilwaukeeBrad Hand, San DiegoKenley Jansen, Los Angeles DodgersJon Lester,
Chicago Cubs*Miles Mikolas, St. Louis*Aaron Nola, PhiladelphiaMax Scherzer,
WashingtonRoss Stripling, Los Angeles DodgersFelipe Vazquez Jason
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in All-Star Game.On the surface, it looks like the American League has the
advantage once again based on both the starting lineup and the reserves coming
off the bench.Betts (.359/.448/.691) is having a spectacular season and could
easily ignite the American League with an extra-base hit. Altuve
(.332/.394/.470) is the defending MVP and is never intimidated. Trout
(.310/.454/.606) is almost certainly the best all-around player on the
planet.Yes, that's a formidable top of the lineup, but Scherzer is not the type
to back down from any challenge. He said last week during an interview with the
MLB Network that he is not planning to hold back and that he plans to fire for
"a couple of innings" if Roberts plans to use him that long.The question of
great pitching vs. great hitting will once again be tested.Sale has been on one
of the hottest streaks of his career, as he has struck out 11 or more batters
while walking one batter or fewer in his last five starts for the Red Sox.Since
the American League is designated as the home team鈥攅ven though the game is in a
National League city鈥攈e has a chance to set the tone against Baez, Arenado and
Goldschmidt.Baez (19 home runs, 72 runs batted in) will usually take on an
all-or-nothing attitude quite often when he is at the plate, but since he is
leading off the game, he may just take what the defense gives him. He is a free
swinger who hardly ever walks.Arenado (23 homers, 68 RBI) is an exceptional
hitter while Goldschmidt (21 homers, 52 RBI) has been hot in recent weeks.
Still, it would be a surprise if the National League does any real damage
against Sale.The American League is a minus-130 favorite, according to
OddsShark, while the National League is a plus-110 underdog. A bettor taking the
American League would risk $130 to win $100, while a National League supporter
bets $100 to win $110. PredictionsThe belief here is that Scherzer and Sale will
do their jobs quite well, and so will deGrom and Severino, who are likely to
follow the starters for their respective leagues.However, the rest of the
pitchers may have to face reality. In particular, we see the next wave of NL
pitchers having problems with Betts, Martinez, Trout, Ramirez and Machado among
the starters.When the American League brings Lindor, Bregman, Springer and Cruz
off the bench, it will have the opportunity to score quite a bit.The National
League will take its cues from Arenado, Goldschmidt and Freeman, but that won't
be enough. Votto, Aguilar and Cain are solid coming off the bench, but they may
have a hard time producing like their American League counterparts.We like the
American League to make it six wins in a row and take the all-time lead in the
series, but the NL has one wild card. If Baez gets off to a brilliant start,
hits a long ball and makes one or two of his classic plays in the field, it
would not be a shocker if the Senior Circuit steals a win.
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