Major League Baseball today announced the addition of a group of prominent stars to its roster scheduled to play in the 2022 MGM Rewards Celebrity Softball game. New entrants include:
• Bad bunny: Global Recording Artist
• Bryan Cranston: Actor
• JK Simmons: Actor
• Action Bronson: Rapper & Chef
• Hunter Pence: Four-time All-Star, Two-Time World Series Champion and MLB Network Analyst
• Shawn Green: Twice All-Star
The stars of music, movies, television and sports join the previously announced star-studded series, including Quavo, JoJo Siwa, Anthony Ramos, Rob Lowe, Chloe Kim, CC Sabathia and Simu Liu scheduled to take the field for All-Star Saturday. The action takes place on Saturday, July 16 from the historic Dodger Stadium.
Gates open at 2pm on All-Star Saturday with the first 10,000 fans entering the ballpark receiving a special All-Star Player Replica Ring hosted by FTX. The action on the field begins with the 2022 SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game, with the best Minor League prospects.
After the All-Star Futures Game, stars from the stage, screen, music and sports along with MLB legends will take to the field for the 2022 MGM Rewards All-Star Celebrity Softball Contest at approximately 22:15 ET / 19: 15 PT. The game, which will be produced by MLB Network, will be streamed live on YouTube, Peacock, Pluto TV, Bleacher Report and across MLB’s social platforms. MLB Network will broadcast the match on Monday, July 18, at 22:30 ET / 19: 30 PT with Robert Flores and Lauren Gardner on the call, noting for the first time that MLB Network broadcast the game on television.
The exciting evening culminates with a performance by global superstar and Inglewood native Becky G for the All-Star Saturday Extra Innings concert hosted by MGM Rewards. The Mexican American superstar won the American Music Award for Favorite Latin Female Artist two years in a row (2020 and 2021) and the E! People’s Choice Award for Latin Artist of 2020.
All three events were included with the purchase of an All-Star Saturday ticket, now on sale at AllStarGame.com.