The 90th MLB All-Star Game will be played tonight at 6:30 CT at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio. The biggest stars of the American League will take on the best and brightest of the National League. The NL dominated this game in the 70s and 80s, but the AL went on a 13-game win streak in the late 90s and 2000s and lead the overall series 44-43 with two ties.
On the mound, Justin Verlander of the Astros will take on Hyun-Jin Ryu of the Dodgers. Here are the complete lineups:
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Representing the Royals will be second baseman/outfielder Whit Merrifield, who hit .306/.355/.495 with a league-high 117 hits in the first half.
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Here are the complete rosters for the AL and NL. The game will air on FOX.