This year’s Midsummer Classic will feature some of the MLB’s brightest stars on Tuesday night, including a mix of young talent and veteran players, selected by the fans, players, managers and the league. Yankees rookie slugger Aaron Judge will be starting for the AL alongside other young stars like Mookie Betts and Carlos Correa. The NL squad will feature Nationals stars Bryce Harper and former Met Daniel Murphy, as well as Giants catcher Buster Posey. The game will also feature some of the best pitchers in the game, with Clayton Kershaw, Max Scherzer and Chris Sale all on All-Star rosters.


Here is what you need to know about the 2017 MLB All-Star Game:


THE FACTS


WHAT: The 88th MLB All-Star Game


WHERE: Marlins Park, Miami, Fla.

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WHEN: Tuesday, July 11, 2017


TIME: 7:30 p.m. ET


CHANNEL: FOX


BROADCASTERS

Michael Conforto looking forward to enjoying first All-Star Game


— Joe Buck, play-by-play


— John Smoltz, analyst


— Ken Rosenthal, reporter


— Tom Verducci, reporter

Starlin Castro appreciative of return to All-Star Game


THE DETAILS


— Marlins Park, which will host the game, is a 36,742 seat stadium located in the Little Havana neighborhood of Miami. It opened in 2012 on the site of the former Miami Orange Bowl. Its features include a retractable roof, home run sculpture, fish tank behind home plate, swimming pool and bobblehead museum.


— This is the Marlins’ first time hosting the All-Star Game, making the Tampa Bay Rays the only current franchise that has not hosted one.


— From 2003-2016, the league that won the All-Star game was awarded home-field advantage in that year’s World Series. However, the 2017 Midsummer Classic will not play a role in deciding home-field advantage in the World Series.


— The American League has won four All-Star games in a row and 16 of the last 20.

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— The Houston Astros and Los Angeles Dodgers are the only teams with six All-Stars. The Washington Nationals, New York Yankees and Cleveland Indians all have five. The Nationals (Bryce Harper, Daniel Murphy, and Ryan Zimmerman) and Astros (George Springer, Carlos Correa, and Jose Altuve) lead with three players voted to start in the game.

Michael Conforto

Michael Conforto

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Mets in the All-Star Game: The Mets’ lone representative is 24-year-old outfielder Michael Conforto.

Aaron Judge

Aaron Judge

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Yankees in the All-Star Game: The Yankees’ five All-Stars are rookie slugger Aaron Judge, second-year catcher Gary Sanchez, second baseman Starlin Castro, starting pitcher Luis Severino, and reliever Dellin Betances.


THE LAST 10 ALL-STAR GAMES


2016

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Location: Petco Park, San Diego


Score: AL wins 4-2


MVP: Eric Hosmer


2015

Yankees’ Didi Gregorius loses All-Star Final Vote


Location: Great American Ballpark, Cincinnati


Score: AL wins 6-3


MVP: Mike Trout


2014


Location: Target Field, Minnesota


Score: AL wins 5-3


MVP: Mike Trout


2013


Location: Citi Field, New York


Score: AL wins 3-0


MVP: Mariano Rivera


2012


Location: Kauffman Stadium, Kansas City


Score: NL wins 8-0


MVP: Melky Cabrera


2011


Location: Chase Field, Ariz.


Score: NL wins 5-1


MVP: Prince Fielder


2010


Location: Angel Stadium of Anaheim


Score: NL wins 3-1


MVP: Brian McCann


2009


Location: Busch Stadium, St. Louis


Score: AL wins 4-3


MVP: Carl Crawford


2008


Location: Yankee Stadium, New York


Score: AL wins 4-3 in 15 innings


MVP: J.D. Drew


2007


Location: AT&T Park, San Francisco


Score: AL wins 5-4


MVP: Ichiro Suzuki

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