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MLB All Star Rosters 2017: Teams, Lineups & Preview

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The MLB All-Star game is on July 11, and the rosters are just about complete. There are some players making their first all-star team and others who seem to be there just about every year. This year’s festivities will take place in Miami at Marlins Park. The stadium was new in 2012 and is ready to host its first big event. The All-Star game is a great time for a city to show off and for the players to relax. The home run derby promises to be entertaining, but also be sure not to miss the All-Star game itself on July 11 at 8 PM on FOX.  Let’s break down the roster by team and position.


Viewing Details

Date: July 11, 2017

Time: 8:00 PM ET

TV Channel: FOX

Location: Miami, Florida


Rosters:

American League

This team is almost more noteworthy for who is not playing than who is. Mike Trout was having an MVP type season before he got injured. His star power will be missed. Aaron Judge is probably the biggest draw on the team, but Jose Altuve and Carlos Correa will also be a fun double play combo. The American League’s bullpen is also stacked with Craig Kimbrel and Dellin Betances dominating hitters all season.

CATCHER
Salvador Perez, Royals

Gary Sanchez, Yankees

FIRST BASE
Justin Smoak, Blue Jays

Yonder Alonso, Athletics

SECOND BASE
Jose Altuve, Astros

Jonathan Schoop, Orioles

Starlin Castro, Yankees

Robinson Cano, Mariners

THIRD BASE
Jose Ramirez, Indians

Miguel Sano, Twins

Mike Moustakas, Royals (fan vote winner)

SHORTSTOP
Carlos Correa, Astros

Francisco Lindor, Indians

OUTFIELD
Aaron Judge, Yankees
Mike Trout, Angels (injured, will not play)
George Springer, Astros
Mookie Betts, Red Sox

Michael Brantley, Indians
Avisail Garcia, White Sox

DESIGNATED HITTER
Corey Dickerson, Rays

Nelson Cruz, Mariners

PITCHERS
Chris Sale, Red Sox
Lance McCullers Jr., Astros
Jason Vargas, Royals
Chris Archer, Rays
Yu Darvish,  Rangers
Michael Fulmer, Tigers
Corey Kluber, Indians
Ervin Santana,  Twins
Luis Severino, Yankees
Dallas Keuchel, Astros
Craig Kimbrel,  Red Sox
Andrew Miller, Indians
Chris Devenski, Astros
Brandon Kintzler, Twins
Roberto Osuna, Blue Jays
Dellin Betances,  Yankees


National League

The National League team is full of Rockies and Nationals and for good reason. Both of those teams were among the best in the league until the Rockies started their recent skid. Still, they each have multiple players on the team and are well represented. The starting pitching staff for the National League is stacked with Kershaw and Scherzer highlighting the rotation.

CATCHER
Buster Posey, Giants

Yadier Molina, Cardinals

FIRST BASE
Ryan Zimmerman, Nationals
Paul Goldschmidt, Diamondbacks
Joey Votto, Reds

SECOND BASE
Daniel Murphy, Nationals

DJ LeMahieu, Rockies

Josh Harrison, Pirates

THIRD BASE
Nolan Arenado, Rockies

Jake Lamb, Diamondbacks

Justin Turner, Dodgers (final fan vote)

SHORTSTOP
Zack Cozart, Reds

Corey Seager, Dodgers

OUTFIELD
Bryce Harper, Nationals
Charlie Blackmon, Rockies
Marcell Ozuna, Marlins

Michael Conforto, Mets
Ender Inciarte, Braves

Cody Bellinger, Dodgers

Giancarlo Stanton, Marlins

PITCHERS
Clayton Kershaw, Dodgers
Max Scherzer,  Nationals
Carlos Martinez, Cardinals
Zack Greinke, Diamondbacks
Robbie Ray, Diamondbacks
Stephen Strasburg, Nationals
Alex Wood,  Dodgers
Kenley Jansen, Dodgers
Wade Davis, Cubs
Corey Knebel,  Brewers
Greg Holland, Rockies
Brad Hand,  Padres
Pat Neshek,  Phillies

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