Look: TV Ratings Are Out For The MLB All-Star Game

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The MLB All-Star Game was Tuesday's most-watched TV event

Wide gap despite the new rating being lower.

According to Austin Karp of Sports Business Journal,

The Midsummer Classic was watched by 7.5 million viewers on Fox.

This is the first time the game has grossed less than 8 million viewers.

That fell well below the record-low 8.14 million viewers in 2019.

Yet despite this decline, the MLB All-Star Game still received better ratings.

All-star affairs from other major US sports this year.

MLB's All-Star Game is probably the closest counterpart to the legitimate competition between those four team sports.

Hitters will still take hard hacks,

And the pitchers will not back down because they are not working more than an innings.

However, interleague play is more prevalent, reducing some

The novelty of the game that existed in previous generations.

It's also easier for fans to keep up with star players

All teams regardless of their location.

Meanwhile, all TV programming faces additional competition from

A multitude of other channels and streaming platforms.

the onlookers saw

The American League won 3–2 over the National League.

Ten different pitchers kept the NL scoreless after the first innings,

and Giancarlo Stanton and Byron Buxton provided

The junior circuit's offense moves into the fourth with back-to-back homes.