The 2019 MLB All-Star Game offers a substantial bonus pool to any team that wins a victory at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio on Tuesday night.
The winning team in this year's American League-National League All-Stars competition divides $ 800,000 into all 32 members of its active roster, or $ 25,000 per player. This is an increase over the previous year's prize pool, when American League All-Stars each earned $ 20,000 from a $ 640,000 prize pool.
Only members of the winning team will receive the bonus check for $ 25,000. However, all of the MLB All-Star offerings include other benefits, including six All-Star Game and Home Run Derby tickets, first-class air and hotel accommodations, meal allowances, a $ 1
This year's All-Star prize pool rose due to negotiations between MLB officials and the players' union out of season. In addition to the bonus review, MLB added $ 15,000 to players from each league, who received the most fan votes in each position. The runners-up each received $ 5,000, while the runners-up received $ 2,500 each.
The MLB for the first time awarded All-Star Game bonuses from the 2017 season. From 2003 to 2016, the league based on the outcome of the game, whether the American League or the National League in the World Series of the season to achieve a home advantage would.
This year's MLB All-Star Celebrations also offer the richest prize pool in Home Run Derby history. New York Mets freshman Pete Alonzo won the event and won the $ 1 million prize.
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Associated Press has contributed to this report.