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Mets 101 Game Preview: National League at American League

July 15th, 2014 at 7:53 PM
By Steve Popoloski

The best of the National League (43-39-2) and American League (39-43-2) meet for the eighty-fifth time Tuesday night, as Minneapolis' Target Field plays host to the 2014 All-Star Game. First pitch is scheduled for 8:00 PM EST. It will be the final Mid-Summer Classic for Yankees legend Derek Jeter, as well as the first All-Star appearance for Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy, who will be the lone representative for the Amazins.

Media Coverage
TV – FOX
Radio – ESPN

NL Starting Lineup

  1. CF Andrew McCutchen
  2. RF Yasiel Puig
  3. SS Troy Tulowitzki
  4. 1B Paul Goldschmidt
  5. DH Giancarlo Stanton
  6. 3B Aramis Ramirez
  7. 2B Chase Utley
  8. C Jonathan Lucroy
  9. LF Carlos Gomez

AL Starting Lineup

  1. SS Derek Jeter
  2. LF Mike Trout
  3. 2B Robinson Cano
  4. 1B Miguel Cabrera
  5. RF Jose Bautista
  6. DH Nelson Cruz
  7. CF Adam Jones
  8. 3B Josh Donaldson
  9. C Salvador Perez

St. Louis' Adam Wainwright will start for the National League, in his third career All-Star appearance and first start in the game. He'll be opposite Seattle's "King" Felix Hernandez, who is also making his first ASG start in his sixth appearance.

Pre-Game Notes

  • Former Mets in the All-Star Game include Milwaukee's Carlos Gomez who will start in left field for the NL as well as Francisco Rodriguez, who will be available in the bullpen for his fifth ASG. On the American League side, former top-prospect and current Oakland starter Scott Kazmir is on the pitching staff for his first ASG since 2008.

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