MLB All-Star Game 2012: Gio Gonzalez, Stephen Strasburg To Pitch Second And Third Innings Respectively, According To Report

The Washington Nationals' young arms will get their chance during the Midsummer Classic Tuesday evening.

Both Gio Gonzalez and Stephen Strasburg, will pitch during the second and third innings, respectively, during the 83rd All-Star Game in Kansas City, according to the Washington Post's Adam Kilgore.

With the Nats this season, Gonzalez has started 17 games, going 12-3 with a 2.92 ERA, along with 118 striekeouts. Meanwhile, Strasburg is 9-4 with a 2.82 ERA in 17 starts, as well.

First pitch at Kauffman Stadium is scheduled for 8:15 p.m. EST on FOX. San Francisco's Matt Cain will start for the National League and Detroit's Justin Verlander will do so for the American League.

For more on the Washington Nationals and their week at the All-Star Game, make sure to visit Federal Baseball. Still not enough baseball for you? Head over to Baseball Nation for all the latest news from all 30 MLB teams and the MLB All-Star Game.

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