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How Did the Dodgers Perform in the MLB All-Star Game This Year?

The MLB All-Star Game has come and gone and, after a few days off, it will officially be time for the second half of the MLB season.

The Dodgers had five All-Stars in this year’s game — Mookie Betts, Freddie Freeman, J.D. Martinez, Will Smith and Clayton Kershaw — and four players who participated, with Kershaw sitting out due to injury.

The National League finally beat the American League, 3-2, in what was an overall very fun game — and a game centered around Shohei Ohtani and the rumors of his impending free agency.

Here’s how the four current Dodgers fared in Tuesday’s Midsummer Classic:

Freddie Freeman: 0-for-1 with a walk and a nice defensive play at first base. Also, an incredible mic’d up inning (more on that later).

Mookie Betts: 0-for-2 while playing center field for the first time all year. Also a part of the incredible mic’d up moment.

J.D. Martinez: 2-for-2 with a single, a double and the NL’s first run of the game.

Will Smith: 0-for-1 with a walk and a stolen base off of former Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen.

It was another fun All-Star Game, especially with all the aforementioned mic’d up moments.

In the first inning, Betts and Freeman got on the mic to join Joe Davis while playing defense. It made for tons of great moments from the Dodgers’ hilarious duo.

Hopefully we get more mic’d up moments from those two, because that made for some great content for the viewers.

With the All-Star Game officially over, the Dodgers will have a few days off before the start of the second half of the season. LA currently sits in first place in the National League West by percentage points, so it should be a very exciting second half of the season.

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Noah Camras

Noah is an Associate Staff Writer for Dodgers Nation. He graduated from USC in 2022 with a B.A. in Journalism and minor in Sports Media Studies. He's been a Dodger fan since he was a kid, and his all-time favorite Dodgers are Matt Kemp and Russell Martin — but Mookie Betts and Freddie Freeman are very quickly making a case to be on that list.

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