MLB All-Star Game: baseball’s Midsummer Classic – live!

The National League all-stars take on the American League all-stars at the Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati. Follow all the action with David Lengel

American League 1-0 National League, bottom 1st

Andrew McCutchen pops to first, right to Pujols, which is good because here is the Toddfather, Todd Frazier, who everybody wants to see anyhow. He is the only thing that seems to get this crowd excited, and they’re on their feet cheering for their (New Jersey born) hero.

Hats

The players are not wearing their traditional hats. They are wearing hats with painters stripes that don’t really work because the Pirates aren’t wearing them. This is a marketing ploy, but I ‘ll be damned if I see anyone waling around in those nasty things….

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