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MLB officially awards 2016 All-Star Game to Padres, not Orioles
MLB officially awards 2016 All-Star Game to Padres, not Orioles

Major League Baseball made official what has been speculated for a while now: The 2016 All-Star Game will be held at Petco Park in San Diego -- and not in Baltimore. The announcement was made Thursday as part of the owners’ meetings in Phoenix. That means baseball’s Midsummer Classic will be played in National League parks in consecutive seasons -- the 2015 game will be held at Great American Ballpark in Cincinnati -- for the first time since 2006 and 2007, when it was also held in consecutive NL cities, Pittsburgh and San Francisco, respectively. Outgoing commissioner Bud Selig said on multiple occasions last year that he wanted to keep the All-Star Game on a rotation...

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