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2015 All-Star Game: TCB Gamethread

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(THUNDER CLAP NOISE) LET'S TALK ABOUT THE GAME THAT MATTERS!!!!! (THUNDER CLAP NOISE)

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National League vs. American League, July 14, 2015, 6:00 p.m. ct. 

TV: Fox

Pitching Matchup

LHP Dallas Keuchel (11-4, 2.23 ERA, 1.00 WHIP) vs. RHP Zack Greinke (8-2, 1.39 ERA, 0.84 WHIP)

Lineups

Notes

  • National League leads the all-time series over the American League, 43-40
  • The American League has won the last two-straight All-Star Games
  • Houston currently has a five-game winning streak intact, as they moved to the American League in the 2013.
  • An Astros player has never won the All-Star Game MVP
  • Dallas Keuchel becomes the fourth Astro to start the All-Star Game, joining J.R. Richard (1980), Mike Scott (1987), and Roger Clemens (2004).
  • Jose Altuve becomes Joe Morgan (1966), Craig Biggio (1995, 1996, 1997, 1998), and Jeff Kent (20014) as Astros second baseman selected to start in the All-Star Game.
  • Houston has hosted two All-Star Games -- 1986, 2004
  • 2015 marks the fifth-time the Reds have hosted the All-Star game -- 1938, 1953, 1970, 1988, 2015