When: Sunday, August 16, 2015
Time: 5 p.m. PDT
Where: Petco Park, home of the San Diego Padres. This is the seventh straight year the game has been held at Petco.
What: The nation’s premier high school All-Star game brings together the top 50 baseball players who will be heading into their senior years. They will be divided into teams of 25 players each on an East-West format.
Why: To showcase the talents of players who are expected to be future high major league draft choices and to support Rady Children’s Hospital.
Previous No. 1 picks: Justin Upton (2004), Bryce Harper (2009), Garret Cole (2007) and Brady Aiken (2014).
Other Notable alumni: Buster Posey, Andrew McCutchen, Madison Bumgarner, Addison Russell, Gio Gonzalez and Jason Heyward.
TV: The game will be televised nationally on the MLB Network.
Ticket information: $5 general admission.
Local flavor: Outfielders Mickey Moniak of La Costa Canyon and Avery Tuck of Steele Canyon will represent the West.
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