The National League has not won the All-Star Game since 1996 with the American League winning the last 13 straight. So, are bragging rights on the line next Tuesday?
“I think it’s very important for us to win to have the home field advantage,” All-Star Marlon Byrd said Thursday. “That’s the bottom line.”
So, bragging rights aren’t key?
“It’s not like it used to be,” Byrd said. “Having that home field advantage is a huge positive. That’s more important.”
— Carrie Muskat