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Padres get 2016 All-Star game; Dodgers on deck?
Padres get 2016 All-Star game; Dodgers on deck?

The San Diego Padres, not the Dodgers, were awarded the 2016 All-Star game on Thursday. However, the Dodgers are increasingly optimistic that the long wait to return the All-Star game to Dodger Stadium is nearing an end. "We talk about the All-Star game a lot," Dodgers Chairman Mark Walter said after baseball's owners concluded their meeting here. "I have reasons to believe L.A. is going to get an All-Star game soon." Walter did not elaborate, but he and Dodgers President Stan Kasten have lobbied for the game to return to Dodger Stadium for the first time since 1980. Since then, the game has been awarded to California clubs seven times, including twice each for...

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