MLB All-Star Recreation attracts record-low viewership for 2nd 12 months in a row


The sport drew a 3.9 score, down from a 4.2 final 12 months.

Nationwide League’s Elias Díaz, of the Colorado Rockies (35), celebrates his two run dwelling run with Nick Castellanos (8), of the Philadelphia Phillies, within the eighth inning through the MLB All-Star baseball recreation in Seattle, Tuesday, July 11, 2023. (AP Picture/Lindsey Wasson) AP

NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball’s All-Star Recreation drew a document low in viewers for the second straight 12 months.

The Nationwide League’s 3-2 win over the American League in Seattle on Tuesday night time was seen by 7,006,000 viewers on Fox, down from 7.51 million final 12 months. The sport drew a 3.9 score, down from a 4.2 final 12 months, and a 12 share, the identical as for the American League’s 3-2 victory in Los Angeles in 2022.

The Dwelling Run Derby on Monday night time, gained by Toronto’s Vladimir Guerrero Jr., drew 6.11 million viewers on ESPN, down 11% from 6.88 million final 12 months in Los Angeles, the place the community had the benefit of a bigger native market. The derby was ESPN’s most-watched occasion of the summer time.