Sports July 12, 2016 | 12:38 pm

A surprised Johnny Cueto to open baseball All-Star Game

Santiago.- Major League Baseball’s invitation to theAll-Star Game came to Johnny Cueto as a toy in the hands of poor children atChristmas.

So imagine the happiness he must’ve felt once he learned hewould be the National League’s starting pitcher.

"I did not expect to be the starter, I was just happyto participate, but I feel very pleased and happy to be here," said SanFrancisco Giants’ top starter in the press conference prior to the All Stargame Tuesday night.

Cueto, with David Ortiz, Manny Machado and Marcell Ozuna willlead the numerous Dominicans who a will see action in tonight’s classic at SanDiego’s Petco Park.

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