The American League is loaded with excellent pitching as well, and it seems likely Corey Kluber of the Indians, Chris Sale of the Red Sox or Luis Severino of the Yankees will get the start. Part of that process will take part on Sunday night, when the starters for each squads are named during a selection show.
With that being said, here is your 2018 American League All-Star team.
The game, which will be played on July 17 in Washington, D.C., features five All-Stars from the defending World Series champion Houston Astros, matching the Cleveland Indians and Boston Red Sox for the most in the league. "That mid-summer classic is going to be great", Roberts said. It's the second All-Star selection for Springer. He leads catchers in the American League with a.289 batting average and has the highest OPS (on-base percentage plus slugging percentage) for qualified catchers in the AL.
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The Atlanta Braves and Chicago Cubs lead the National League's roster with two starters apiece. Freeman led the National League with more than 4,000,000 votes. Catcher Willson Contreras and second baseman Javier Baez will represent the Cubs, and both are making their first appearance in the All-Star Game.
"It's an opportunity to go out and pitch against the best hitters in the game".
Roberts said Scherzer was "definitely on my radar" but wouldn't reveal his planned starter even though he added, "you can't go wrong with Max taking the baseball at any point".