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Orioles Manny Machado to bat seventh for AL in Tuesday’s All-Star Game

Orioles Manny Machado to bat seventh for AL in Tuesday’s All-Star Game

Orioles shortstop Manny Machado will bat seventh in a loaded American League lineup in Tuesday night’s All-Star Game at Nationals Park.

Despite hitting third in his only other All-Star start and entering the break batting .315 with 24 home runs, Machado will hit in the bottom third of the lineup. Mookie Betts is leading off, with José Altuve batting second, followed by Mike Trout and J.D. Martinez.

José Ramírez and Aaron Judge will come up before Machado, followed by José Abreu and Salvador Pérez.

AL manager AJ Hinch unveiled the lineup at Monday’s All-Star news conference, where he and National League...

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