MINNEAPOLIS -- One night after his early exit from the Home Run Derby, A's third baseman Josh Donaldson has a little better idea of what to expect for Tuesday night's All-Star Game. That is, until the game starts and he looks to the left and sees Derek Jeter at shortstop.

"This is a little bit easier than the Derby probably, just for the fact that our routine's built for this," Donaldson said. "You go out there and play the game and hopefully we come out on the winning side."

But Donaldson isn't entirely sure how he's going to handle playing alongside Jeter, the New York Yankees' shortstop who is playing in his 14th and final All-Star Game.

"I don't think it's going to completely sink in until it happens. It's definitely huge," Donaldson said. "It's going to be something I remember for a long time. Just from a kid until now, watching him play and what he's meant for the game has been incredible."



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