The American League and National League All-Star Teams for the 2017 Major League Baseball All-Star Game presented by Mastercard will be unveiled on Sunday, July 2nd at 7:00 p.m. (ET) on the "Esurance All-Star Selection Show" on ESPN prior to the network's 8:00 p.m. (ET) "Sunday Night Baseball" telecast featuring
The American League and National League All-Star Teams for the 2017 Major League Baseball All-Star Game presented by Mastercard will be unveiled on Sunday, July 2nd at 7:00 p.m. (ET) on the "Esurance All-Star Selection Show" on ESPN prior to the network's 8:00 p.m. (ET) "Sunday Night Baseball" telecast featuring the Washington Nationals at the St. Louis Cardinals, Major League Baseball announced today.
The AL All-Star Team will have nine elected starters via the Esurance MLB All-Star Game Ballot, while the NL All-Star Team will have eight fan-elected starters. The ballot, which is available exclusively online, will be available for just one more week before the voting period closes on Thursday, June 29th at 11:59 p.m. (ET).
The pitchers and reserves for both squads - totaling 23 for the NL and 22 for the AL - will be determined through a combination of "Player Ballot" choices and selections made by the Commissioner's Office.
Following the announcement of the American League and National League All-Star rosters, fans will begin voting to select the final player for each League's 32-man roster via the 2017 Esurance MLB All-Star Game Final Vote. Fans will cast their votes from a list of five players from each League over the balloting period. Now in its 16th season with over 680 million votes cast, fans again will be able to make their Final Vote selections on MLB.com, Club sites and their mobile devices.
MLB All-Star Week includes the MLB All-Star Game presented by Mastercard at Marlins Park (July 11th), Gatorade All-Star Workout Day featuring the T-Mobile Home Run Derby (July 10th), All-Star Sunday featuring the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game and All-Star Legends & Celebrity Softball Game (July 9th), All-Star FanFest at the Miami Beach Convention Center (July 7th-11th), plus a lineup of additional events taking place around the city. The 88th Midsummer Classic will be televised nationally by FOX Sports; in Canada by Rogers Sportsnet and RDS; and worldwide by partners in more than 180 countries. FOX Deportes will provide Spanish language coverage in the United States, while ESPN Radio and ESPN Radio Deportes will provide exclusive national radio coverage of the All-Star Game. MLB Network, MLB.com and Sirius XM also will provide comprehensive All-Star Week coverage. For more information about MLB All-Star Week and to purchase tickets, please visit AllStarGame.com and follow @AllStarGame on social media.