Major League Baseball announces all-star selections

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On Sunday, the rosters for the game were announced.

Reigning American League Most Valuable Player Jose Altuve, who received more fan votes than any other player on the ballot, will be in the starting nine during the All-Star Game.

American League All-Star Manager AJ Hinch of the Houston Astros has invited manager Kevin Cash of the Tampa Bay Rays to join his AL staff, as well as Rich Dauer, who served as first base coach of the Astros during the Club's 2017 World Series-winning season.


This is second All-Star Game but his first as a starter. As the current collective bargaining agreement between Major League Baseball and MLBPA states, the victor of the game will not earn home field advantage in the World Series as it did in the past.

Outfielder Mookie Betts and designated hitter J.D. Martinez are in the American League's starting lineup representing the Red Sox and will be joined by teammates Chris Sale, Craig Kimbrel and Mitch Moreland. During his time with the Legends in 2010, he recorded 31 doubles, three triples, 15 home runs and 64 RBI in 88 games.

Before the American League and National League play the Midsummer Classic, the rosters have to be staffed. He improved his numbers during 2012, recording a 14-4 record in 26 games pitching 134 innings.


The 2018 MLB All-Star Game is slated to take place at Nationals Park in Washington, DC on Tuesday, July 17. He struck out 125 during that time, allowing 53 earned runs on 145 hits.

This year, 30 of MLB's top 100 prospects take the field in a showdown of future top major-league talent. The game will air live on MLB Network.

Right now, Aguilar is the best player on National League's best team.


The Minor League Baseball Umpires who will work the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game are Malachi Moore (home plate) of the Texas League, who is a product of the umpiring program at the MLB Youth Academy in Compton, California; Venezuelan native Edwin Moscoso (first base) of the Southern League; Kyle McCrady (second base) of the Texas League; and John Mang (third base) of the Eastern League.

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