Davis tops fan vote, O's have three All-Star starters
Baltimore first baseman Chris Davis has been picked to start for the American League in the All-Star game, drawing the most fan votes in the major leagues for his first selection.
The rosters for the All-Star game at Citi Field in New York on July 16 were announced Saturday night. The Orioles have three starters for the first time since Cal Ripken played in 1997. St. Louis, Cincinnati and Colorado each had two players picked by fans.
Shortstop J.J. Hardy and outfielder Adam Jones also made it for Baltimore. Outfielder Carlos Gonzalez and injured shortstop Troy Tulowitzki were selected from the Rockies. First baseman Joey Votto and second baseman Brandon Phillips have made it for the Reds. Outfielder Carlos Beltran and Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina, the NL's top vote-getter, are representing St. Louis.
2013 All-Star Rosters
Rosters for the MLB All-Star game on Tuesday, July 16 at Citi Field in New York (x-injured, will not play; y-injury replacement):
Catcher_Joe Mauer, Minnesota
First Base_Chris Davis, Baltimore
Second Base_Robinson Cano, New York
Third Base_Miguel Cabrera, Detroit
Shortstop_J.J. Hardy, Baltimore
Outfield— Mike Trout, Los Angeles; Adam Jones, Baltimore; Jose Bautista, Toronto
Designated Hitter_David Ortiz, Boston
Catcher_Jason Castro, Houston; Salvador Perez, Kansas City
Infielders_Prince Fielder, 1b, Detroit; Jason Kipnis, 2b, Cleveland; Manny Machado, 3b, Baltimore; Dustin Pedroia, 2b, Boston; Jhonny Peralta, ss, Detroit; Ben Zobrist, 2b, Tampa Bay
Outfielders_Nelson Cruz, Texas; Alex Gordon, Kansas City, Torrii Hunter, Detroit
Designated Hitter_Edwin Encarnacion, Toronto
x-Clay Buchholz, Boston; Brett Cecil, Toronto; z-Bartolo Colon, Oakland; x-Jesse Crain, Chicago; Yu Darvish, Texas; Felix Hernandez, Seattle; Hisashi Iwakuma, Seattle; Justin Masterson, Cleveland; Joe Nathan, Texas; z-Glen Perkins, Minnesota; Mariano Rivera, New York; Chris Sale, Chicago; Max Scherzer, Detroit; Justin Verlander, Detroit
Catcher_Yadier Molina, St. Louis
First Base_Joey Votto, Cincinnati
Second Base_Brandon Phillips, Cincinnati
Third Base_David Wright, New York
Shortstop_Troy Tulowitzki, Colorado
Outfield_Carlos Beltran, St. Louis; Carlos Gonzalez, Colorado; Bryce Harper, Washington
Catcher_Buster Posey, San Francisco
Infielders_Pedro Alvarez, 3b, Pittsburgh; Everth Cabrera, ss, San Diego; Matt Carpenter, 2b, St. Louis; Allen Craig, 1b, St. Louis; Paul Goldschmidt, 1b, Arizona; Marco Scutaro, 2b, San Francisco; Jean Segura, ss, Milwaukee
Outfielders_Domonic Brown, Philadelphia; Michael Cuddyer, Colorado; Carlos Gomez, Milwaukee; Andrew McCutchen, Pittsburgh
Madison Bumgarner, San Francisco; Aroldis Chapman, Cincinnati; Patrick Corbin, Arizona; Jose Fernandez, Miami; Jason Grilli, Pittsburgh; Matt Harvey, New York; Clayton Kershaw, Los Angeles; Craig Kimbrel, Atlanta; Cliff Lee, Philadelphia; Jeff Locke, Pittsburgh; Adam Wainwright, St. Louis; Travis Wood, Chicago; Jordan Zimmermann, Washington.