MLB All-Star Game 2013: Time, TV schedule, lineups and more

The 84th edition of the MLB All-Star Game will take place Tuesday night at Citi Field, as some of the best players in baseball will compete to give their league home-field advantage in the World Series.

Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland has given starting nods to Tigers pitcher Max Scherzer. Scherzer leads the AL with a 13-1 record, and has posted a 3.19 ERA in 19 starts. The right-hander has overpowered opposing hitters, striking out 152 batters while only walking 31 in 129 2/3 innings.

Miguel Cabrera received the most votes among AL players, and will hit in the No. 3 spot in the lineup:

Order Player Team Position
1 Mike Trout Angels LF
2 Robinson Cano Yankees 2B
3 Miguel Cabrera Tigers 3B
4 Chris Davis Orioles 1B
5 Jose Bautista Blue Jays RF
6 David Ortiz Red Sox DH
7 Adam Jones Orioles CF
8 Joe Mauer Twins C
9 J. J. Hardy Orioles SS

New York Mets starting pitcher Matt Harvey will get the chance to pitch in front of the home crowd, as Bruce Bochy gave the right-hander the starting nod. Harvey is 7-2 on the season with a 2.35 ERA, and has fanned 147 hitters while only issuing 28 walks in 130 innings.

David Wright will hit cleanup at Citi Field, while Cincinnati Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips will get the chance to set the table:

Order Player Team Position
1 Brandon Phillips Reds 2B
2 Carlos Beltran Cardinals RF
3 Joey Votto Reds 1B
4 David Wright Mets 3B
5 Carlos Gonzalez Rockies LF
6 Yadier Molina Cardinals C
7 Troy Tulowitzki Rockies SS
8 Michael Cuddyer Rockies DH
9 Bryce Harper Nationals CF

Coverage of the pregame ceremonies will start at 7:30 p.m. ET on FOX, with first pitch scheduled for 8 p.m.


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