Major League Baseball announced the full All-Star rosters for Major League Soccer and the National League on Sunday, adding bowlers and reserve players to Fan-selected starting lineups which was revealed on Friday.
This year’s nominees include game legends Miguel Cabrera (12th pick for All-Stars) and Albert Pujols (11th); permanent All-Stars such as Mike Trout (10th and ninth fan-elected), Justin Verlander, Clayton Kershaw (ninth), Jose Altuff (8th), Nolan Arenado, Paul Goldschmidt and Bryce Harper (7th); And a bunch of new faces. This year, there are 30 All-Stars for the first time — the fourth game in a row that MLB has had at least 30 new Superstars.
There are also 28 international born All-Stars in 2022, 18 on the AL roster and 10 on the NL roster. They represent the Dominican Republic (11 All-Stars), Venezuela (eight), Cuba, Puerto Rico (two), Aruba, the Bahamas, Canada, Japan and Mexico (one each). Thirty-nine of the current 66 All-Stars come from diverse backgrounds, including 25 AL All-Stars, making up more than 75% of the team.
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C – Alejandro Kirk, TOR (first all-star pick)
1B – Vladimir Guerrero Jr., TOR (second)
2B – Jose Altove, HOU (8)
3B – Raphael Devers, BOS (second)
SS – Tim Anderson, CWS (Second)
OF – Mike Trout, LAA (10th)
OF – Aaron Judge, New York (4th)
OF – Giancarlo Stanton, New York (5th)
DH – Shohei Ohtani *, LAA (second)
There is no doubting the star power of this year’s MLS squad. It starts with Aaron Judge, who earned an automatic spot in the AL starting lineup with the name The loudest player in the American League In the first stage of voting. Judge leads every baseball game with 30 home runs and tied for third in RBIs (65) and fourth in OPS (.980). He will be joined on court by Yankee teammate Giancarlo Stanton and Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels. The Yankees send six players from the highest level in the league to the All-Star Game.
This is Trout’s ninth consecutive All-Star game, and is the longest running streak among active players. He will be joined in the All-Star Game by teammate Angel Shohei Ohtani, who has been selected as a pitcher and hitter for the second year in a row. Ohtani, who scored a historic MVP season in 2021, has blended 19 home runs this year and scored 2.44 ERAs in 14 starts. Ohtani started the All-Star Game last year and took the win on the hill. It was a fan-chosen pitcher by DH and MLB.
The only other team with junior multiplayer is the Toronto Blue Jays, which will be represented by Alejandro Kirk and Vladimir Guerrero Jr. Kirk, the first major star in the MLS lineup, leads all of the playoffs in batting averages (.310) and already has career-highs in home runs (10) and RBIs (33). This is Guerrero Jr.’s second All-Star game in a row. , who won the MVP award at the Midsummer Classic last year after smashing a massive house in front of Corbin Burnes. Guerrero Jr. and Kirk, aged 23, are among the youngest players on this year’s list.
C – Wilson Contreras, CHC (3rd All-Star selection)
1B – Paul Goldschmidt, STL (7th place)
2B – Jazz Chisholm Jr., MIA (1)
3B – Mane Machado, SD (sixth)
SS – Tria Turner, LAD (II)
OF – Ronald Acuña Jr., ATL (3rd place)
OF – Mookie Betts, boy (sixth)
OF – Jock Pederson, sixth (second)
DH – Bryce Harper #, PHI (7th) / William Contreras^, ATL (1st)
Dodge fans planning a trip to Dodger Stadium for this year’s All-Star Game won’t be disappointed, as Los Angeles is the only NL team to boast multiple players in this year’s starting lineup in Betts and Trea Turner. This is the sixth consecutive All-Star game for Betts, including his second consecutive game with Los Angeles, and the second in a row in the All-Star Game for Turner, who made her a Washington native in 2021.
Ronald Acuna Jr. has been awarded an automatic berth to the All-Stars as the best vote-taker in the Premier League this year. He hits .2874 with eight pub owners and 57 hits in 53 games. With this year’s selection, Acuña became the first player to lead his league in the All-Star vote in consecutive years since Albert Pujols did so with the Cardinals in 2009 and 10.
Governor NL MVP Harper won the DH fan vote, but will not be active due to a broken left thumb and has been replaced by the starter by the elected Contreras. That means both Contreras brothers will be NL starters – William at DH and Willson at catcher. They will become the first brothers to appear in the same All-Star game since Aaron and Brett Boone in 2003, the first brothers on the same team since Roberto Alomar and Sandy Alomar Jr. in 1998 and the first brothers to start alongside each other. In the All-Star Game since the ’92 Alomars.
This year marks Paul Goldschmidt’s debut All-Star as a member of the Cardinal, with his last All-Star appearance in 2018 as a member of the Arizona Diamondbacks. Goldschmidt leads the National League in batting average (.340), base percentage (.424), batting (.610), and OPS (.034) while leading baseball in batting (107).
Jazz Chisholm Jr is the first solo star of the first year in the starting lineup in the Eredivisie, and the first All-Star from the Bahamas. He has 139 OPS+ and leads second base NL in homers (14), RBIs (45) and stolen bases (12). Chisholm became the sixth Marilyn to be voted on by fans as an All-Star Game starter, joining Hanley Ramirez, Giancarlo Stanton, D-String Gordon, Marcel Ozona and Gary Sheffield. He is recovering from the right lumbar strain that has kept him on the sidelines since June 29 and may not be back in time for the All-Star Game.
Note: Players are listed in alphabetical order at each position below.
Paul Blackburn*, OK (first all-star pick)
Emmanuel Claas^, Klee (I)
Gerrit Cole^, New York (5th)
Nestor Curtis^, New York (1)
Clay Holmes, New York (1)
Jorge Lopez^, BAL (1st place)
Alec Manoah^, TOR (first)
Shane McClanahan^, TBR (first)
Shohei Ohtani, Los Angeles (2nd)
Martin Perez*, TX (1st)
Gregory Soto*, DET (second)
Framber Valdez*, HOU (1st)
Justin Verlander, HOU (9)
The 39-year-old Verlander, with 11 major league wins and 2.00 ERA, adds another advantage to his impressive comeback season from Tommy John surgery. It is the ninth All-Star team of his career, and he is the most closely associated among active shooters with fellow 2022 All-Star Clayton Kershaw. Joining Verlander on the staff for first-time All-Star, AL ERA captain and MLB strike captain McClanahan (1.73 ERA, 141 K’s).
There’s also a trio of Yankees: their co-star Cole, who is an All-Star for the second consecutive season with New York, and breakout All-Star Curtis and Holmes. Nasty Nestor is 7-3 with 2.74 ERA and 95 hits, and Holmes might be the best loyalist in baseball with 0.46 ERA and 16 saves.
Sandy Alcantara^, MIA (2)
David Bednar*, hole (first)
Corbin Burns^, MIL (2)
Luis Castillo*, CIN (second)
Edwin Diaz^, NYM (2)
Max Fried^, ATL (first)
Tony Johnslin^, the boy (first)
Josh Hader^, MIL (4)
Ryan Heelsley^, STL (1st place)
Clayton Kershaw*, boy (ninth)
Joe Manteble*, ARI (1st place)
Joe Musgrove^, SD (I)
Kershaw has been keeping up with Verlander as a nine-time All-Star, but the ace to watch on the NL All-Star team right now is Alcantara, who is having a great season with the Marlins. The 26-year-old is a 9-3-year-old with 1.73 ERA, 111 strikes, and 130 MLB-led runs, has made two full games, thrown eight innings in eight starts and gone at least seven rounds in 12 consecutive starts.
The award-winning NL Cy Young winner is also on the staff, with his follow-up campaign including a 2.20 ERA and 134 league lead hits for NL Central’s leading Brewers. World Champion Braves, the defending World Championship title, is also a first-time All-Star, as is MLB ERA leader Gonsulin (1.62 ERA), who also tied with Verlander for the MLB Championship in perfect wins. -0.
Jose Trevino^, New York (first all-star pick)
Trevino was a pleasant surprise for the Yankees in his first season with striped stripes. He ranks third among catchers with a 2.4 WAR, behind only two All-Stars, and was the best catcher in baseball, saving the Yankees 8 from framing the field, per Statcast.
Travis D’Arnaud^, ATL (1st place)
The 10-year-old veteran D’Arnaud is adding an All-Star pick for the first time in his career to the 2020 Silver Slugger Award and the 2021 World Championship Ring. d’Arnaud hits .267 with 11 home runs and 37 RBIs, and the Braves have saved five Runs with pitch framing, tied for second place among hunters.
Luis Arraez^, MIN (first all-star pick)
Xander Bogarts^, BOS (fourth)
Miguel Cabrera, DET (12th place) (special selection)
Andrés Giménez^, CLE (first)
Jose Ramirez^, Klee (fourth)
The 2022 All-Star Game will celebrate Meiji, who scored his 3,000th hit in April, and Albert Pujols as the special All-Star picks for the Commissioner. Joined by the 12-time All-Star team at AL Stadium, two first-time All-Stars are in Arraez—who leads the MLB batting average with a batting average of 0.348—and Giménez. So is the AL leader in the RBIs (66) and my husband (29), Ramirez.
Pete Alonso^, NYM (2)
Nolan Arenado^, STL (seventh)
CJ Cron*, COL (1st)
Jeff McNeill^, NYM (2)
Albert Pujols, Special Tribunal for Lebanon (11th place) (special selection)
Dansby Swanson^, ATL (First All-Star Pick)
Pujols joins fellow legend Cabrera at the Midsummer Classic, marking the 11th Hall of Famer selection all-star in his 22nd and final season. Pujols and Cabrera are two of the three major players of all time with 3,000 hits, 500 home runs and 600 doubles, along with Hank Aaron. Mets slugger Alonso, who has 23 home runs and 70 major RBIs in the Major League, and Arenado, who is an All-Star for the seventh consecutive season, help finish the remainder of the NL field.
Andrew Benintendi*, KC (First All-Star Pick)
Byron Buxton^, Maine (1)
Julio Rodríguez*, SEA (1st)
George Springer^, TOR (IV)
Kyle Tucker^, he (1)
Rodríguez is the only rookie All-Star player, as well as the youngest All-Star player at 21 years old. Rodriguez is also the fifth Mariners rookie star in franchise history and the first since Ichiro in 2001. The AL field features first-timers J-Rod, Benintendi, Buxton and Tucker, as well as a familiar face at Springer, who has made three consecutive trips to the Midsummer Classic. From 2017-19 as Astro but made his AL debut as Blue Jay.
Ian Hap^, CHC (I)
Starling Marte^, NYM (2) |
Kyle Schwarber^, PHI (second)
Juan Soto*, WSH (second)
Marte’s All-Star pick is his first since 2016, when he played with the Pirates. Schwarber will make his All-Star Game debut after missing last year’s game in Denver with a hamstring injury. Despite his relatively slow start, Soto returned to the Midsummer Classic as the youngest NL player at the age of 23.
Jordan Alvarez^, HOU (1)
Alvarez spends monster season on a bowl of AL West leaders. The 25-year-old Cuban hits a .306 with 26 home runs and 60 RBIs, and leads the Majors with 653, 1,058 OPS and 196 OPS+. Alvarez adds his first All-Star pick to the AL Rookie of the Year award he won in 2019.
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