Talkin’ All-Stars Live – NL vs. AL – 07/12/11

82nd Annual MLB All-Star – National League vs. American League
Game Time – 7:00pm CDT
Coverage – TV: FOX – Radio: ESPN Radio, XM Radio Channel 89
Location – Chase Field, Phoenix

Roy Halladay (11-3, 2.45/1.02) vs. Jered Weaver (11-4, 1.86/0.91)

The first pitch of the 82nd Mid-Summer Classic is scheduled to take place around 7:25pm CDT as the National League attempts to win back-to-back All-Star games for the first time in more than a decade.

Bruce Bochy will try to keep home field advantage in the World Series for the Senior Circuit and it will be up to Ron Washington to put the Junior Circuit back on top …

Starlin Castro is the Cubs’ lone player representative and will be joined by Mike Quade in the 82nd MLB All-Star Game …

With a record number of players declining to participate in this year’s All-Star Game, only two players (Cano and Hamilton) were in the starting lineups a year ago.

Starting Lineups

National League:

  • Rickie Weeks – 2B
  • Carlos Beltran – DH
  • Matt Kemp – CF
  • Prince Fielder – 1B
  • Brian McCann – C
  • Lance Berkman – RF
  • Matt Holliday – LF
  • Troy Tulowitzki – SS
  • Scott Rolen – 3B

American League:

  • Curtis Granderson – CF
  • Asdrubal Cabrera – SS
  • Adrian Gonzalez – 1B
  • Jose Bautista – RF
  • Josh Hamilton – LF
  • Adrian Beltre – 3B
  • David Ortiz – DH
  • Robinson Cano – 2B
  • Alex Avila – C

Complete National League and American League Rosters from MLB.com

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Let’s Talk All-Star Ball … and remember, THIS ONE COUNTS!

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