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Zack Greinke to start All-Star Game for NL, Dallas Keuchel to start for AL

Dodgers starting pitcher Zack Greinke will start the All-Star Game for the National League.
Dodgers starting pitcher Zack Greinke will start the All-Star Game for the National League. AP

Greetings from Media Day at the 2015 All-Star Game, where Hall of Famer Frank Robinson declared the Royals the reigning world champions and a reporter asked Ned Yost what it was like playing last year’s World Series without home-field advantage, all while a tornado bears down on the Queen City.

It’s been that kind of afternoon. For now, here are the lineups for Tuesday’s Midsummer Classic as Astros starter Dallas Keuchel faces Dodgers starter Zack Greinke:

AMERICAN LEAGUE

1. Mike Trout, CF.

2. Josh Donaldson, 3B.

3. Albert Pujols, 1B.

4. Nelson Cruz, DH.

5. Lorenzo Cain, RF.

6. Adam Jones, LF.

7. Salvador Perez, C.

8. Jose Altuve, 2B.

9. Alcides Escobar, SS.

NATIONAL LEAGUE

1. Andrew McCutchen, CF.

2. Todd Frazier, 3B.

3. Bryce Harper, RF.

4. Paul Goldschmidt, 1B.

5. Buster Posey, C.

6. Anthony Rizzo, DH.

7. Jhonny Peralta, SS.

8. Joc Pederson, LF.

9. D.J. LeMahieu, 2B.

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