NEW YORK (AP) -The New York Mets have emerged as the likely host for baseball's All-Star game in 2013.
Yankee Stadium, entering its final season, is the site of this year's game on July 15, with the 2009 All-Star game scheduled for St. Louis. The Los Angeles Angels are the likely host in 2010, with Arizona the leading contender for 2011 and Kansas City a strong possibility for the following year.
The Mets move from Shea Stadium to Citi Field next season.
``We were informed by the commissioner that after moving into City Field, we would have an All-Star game but no date has been set,'' Mets spokesman Jay Horwitz said Thursday following similar comments by chief operating officer Jeff Wilpon to ESPN.com.
The All-Star order has been widely expected since commissioner Bud Selig said last July that he planned to announced two or three All-Star sites within two months. However, no sites past 2009 have been announced.

Recent MLB Discussions

MLB Top Stories

Thumbnail Can Liriano, Buccos quiet Rangers? After watching Yu Darvish make a smashing 2016 debut last night, can the Rangers stay hot in today’s series finale with the Pirates?
Thumbnail Marlins vs. Braves Pick The Atlanta Bravesaren’t beating many teams, but they are beating the Miami Marlins. Can they do it again today at 5:05PM ET?
Thumbnail Can Twins sweep Mariners? Can the Minnesota Twins complete an unlikely road sweep of the Seattle Mariners when they meet today at 4:10PM ET?
Thumbnail Giants vs. Rockies Prediction Will the Giants win their series against the Rockies with another victory today at 4:10PM ET in Denver?
Thumbnail Padres vs. Diamondbacks Pick Will the Padres take the rubber match against the Diamondbacks when the two teams square off at 4:10PM ET today?
More inMLB Articles  

MLB Team Pages