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Starting lineup for baseball's 86th Midsummer Classic

Todd Frazier will be batting second for the National League (PHOTO: Wikicommons) Todd Frazier will be batting second for the National League (PHOTO: Wikicommons)
(Source: FOX19 NOW) (Source: FOX19 NOW)
CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -

Todd Frazier will be batting second for the National League Tuesday in the 85th annual MLB All-Star Game at Great American Ball Park. 

Frazier will be batting behind Pittsburgh Pirate Andrew McCutchen who will lead off for the NL.  Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals will bat third with Arizona's Paul Goldschmidt who is the cleanup hitter in the fourth spot.  San Francisco Giant Buster Posey, Chicago Cub Anthony Rizzo, St. Louis Cardinal Jhonny Peralta, Los Angeles Dodger Joc Pederson and DJ LeMahieu of Colorado who rounds out the rest of the lineup.

NL Manager Bruce Bochy announced that Tuesday's starting pitcher will be right-hander Zack Greinke of the Los Angeles Dodgers. Greinke is a three-time All-Star and 2009 American League Cy Young winner and boats a league-best 1.39 ERA at the All-Star break.

The American League's American League starting lineup compromises of mainly right-handers and will be Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels, Josh Donaldson of the Toronto Blue Jays, Albert Pujols of the Los Angeles Angels, Nelson Cruz of the Seattle Mariners, Lorenzo Cain of the Kansas City Royals, Adams Jones of the Baltimore Orioles, Salvador Perez of Kansas City, Jose Altuve of the Houston Astros and Alcides Escobar of Kansas City. 

An entirely right-handed lineup has only been used once before in the history of the All-Star Game (1962, first of the two ASGs, by the NL).

Dallas Keuchel of the Houston Astros will take the mound for the American League. Keuchel is 11-4 with a 2.23 ERA.  

The 86th Annual MLB All-Star Game will be on FOX19 NOW at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

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