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Mets to host 2013 All-Star game; Twins expected to host in 2014

Major League Baseball announced today that the New York Mets will host the annual All-Star game next year. The Twins are reportedly next in line, with the 2014 event expected to be played at Target Field.
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Major league baseball announced today that the New York Mets will host the annual All Star game next year. The Twins are reportedly next in line, with the 2014 event expected to be played at Target Field.

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