Cardholders can purchase tickets to MLB All-Star Week events starting May 8

PURCHASE, NY – May 4, 2017 – Beginning May 8, baseball fans can purchase MLB All-Star Week ticket strips on MLB.com/ASGpresale exclusively with a Mastercard, including tickets to the MLB® All-Star Game® presented by Mastercard. The presale will start at 10 a.m. ET and conclude on May 9 at 11:59 p.m. ET.MLB All-Star 2017

“Attending MLB All-Star Week is such a special experience for any sports fan, and Mastercard has always been proud to offer exclusive access and benefits tied to the week’s activities,” said Mike Tasevski, vice president, U.S. sponsorships, Mastercard. “This year, we are especially excited to offer an opportunity for our cardholders to be among the first to purchase ticket strips for what is sure to be an incredible event in Miami.”

MLB All-Star Week events will take place July 7 -11 in South Florida at Marlins Park™ and the Miami Beach Convention Center. The Mastercard presale is an exclusive opportunity to purchase ticket strips to 2017 MLB All-Star Week events before the public opportunity takes place. A maximum of four ticket strips can be purchased at a time, with each strip containing:

  • Four single-day admission tickets to MLB All-Star FanFestTM valid July 7, 10 or 11.*
  • One ticket for MLB All-Star Sunday on July 9 featuring the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game and the All-Star Legends & Celebrity Softball Game.
  • One ticket for Gatorade All-Star Workout Day on July 10, featuring the T-Mobile Home Run Derby.
  • One ticket for the MLB All-Star Game presented by Mastercard on July 11.
  • One official 2017 MLB All-Star Commemorative Program.

The 2017 MLB All-Star Game presented by Mastercard will be played at Marlins Park, home of the Miami Marlins, and broadcast live on FOX at 7:30 p.m. ET on July 11. This year’s edition of the T-Mobile Home Run Derby takes place the night prior and will be broadcast live on ESPN. Mastercard is an official sponsor of Major League Baseball.

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*2017 MLB All-Star FanFest™ tickets provide one-time entry for one person valid any time during normal hours of operation: 9:00AM ET – 8:00PM ET on Friday, July 7 and Monday, 7/10; and 9:00AM ET – 6:00PM ET on Tuesday, July 11.

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