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On location: Major League Baseball All-Star Game

By Dejan Kovacevic | Trib Total Media

NEW YORK — Looking ahead to first pitch …

Event: 84th Major League Baseball All-Star Game, National League vs. American League

Time: 8:07 p.m.

Site: Citi Field

Starting pitchers: Matt Harvey, National League, vs. Max Scherzer, American League

Pirates’ participants: CF Andrew McCutchen, 3B Pedro Alvarez, LHP Jeff Locke, RHP Jason Grilli RHP Mark Melancon

TV, radio: Fox (national), Rogers Sportsnet (Canada), RDS (Quebec), MLB Network Radio XM 89

Twitter: @AllStarGame

Here’s the official live box score. I’m here and will write off this event for Wednesday’s Trib.

And here are the lineups …

National League

  1. Brandon Phillips, 2B
  2. Carlos Beltran, RF
  3. Joey Votto, 1B
  4. David Wright, 3B
  5. Carlos Gonzalez, LF
  6. Yadier Molina, C
  7. Troy Tulowitzki, SS
  8. Michael Cuddyer, DH
  9. Bryce Harper, CF

American League

  1. Mike Trout, LF
  2. Robinson Cano, 2B
  3. Miguel Cabrera, 3B
  4. Chris Davis, 1B
  5. Jose Bautista, RF
  6. David Ortiz, DH
  7. Adam Jones, CF
  8. Joe Mauer, C
  9. J.J. Hardy, SS

UPDATE 4:42 p.m.: A quick visit with Melancon at the souvenir table …

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Author: Dejan Kovacevic

Dejan Kovacevic, a lifelong Pittsburgher, is an award-winning sports columnist for Trib Total Media covering the Steelers, Penguins, Pirates, Pitt and, recently, his fourth Olympics in Sochi, Russia. He also appears on WPXI-TV's 'Subway Final Word’ and hosts a weekly show on TribLIVE Radio. For 2011, he was named one of the country's top four columnists by the AP Sports Editors. For 2012, he was named one of the country's top three columnists by the National Headliners. For 2013, he was named the state's top columnist by the Keystone Press Awards and top columnist in Western Pennsylvania by the Golden Quills.

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