Jul 15, 2013; Flushing , NY, USA; American League pitcher Felix Hernandez (34) of the Seattle Mariners gestures during the American League workout day for the 2013 All Star Game at Citi Field. Mandatory Credit: William Perlman/THE STAR-LEDGER via USA TODAY Sports

MLB Roster 2013: AL Starting Lineup For Midsummer Classic


The American League was proud after last night’s Home Run Derby, but the big prize is up for grabs today when they take on the National League in the Midsummer Classic to determine who will have home field advantage in the 2013 World Series. With so much at stake, the managers try to trot out their top lineups for the MLB All-Star Game, so the question is, who will be starting the game for the American league?

Here is your answer:

Manager: Jim Leyland, Tigers

Starters:

P: Max Scherzer, Tigers
C: Joe Mauer, Twins
1B: Chris Davis, Orioles
2B: Robinson Cano, Yankees
3B: Miguel Cabrera, Tigers
SS: J.J. Hardy, Orioles
OF: Adam Jones, Orioles; Mike Trout, Angels; Jose Bautista, Blue Jays
DH: David Ortiz, Red Sox

Here are your reserves:

Jason Castro, C, Astros
Salvador Perez, C, Royals
Prince Fielder, 1B, Tigers
Jason Kipnis, 2B, Indians
Dustin Pedroia, 2B, Red Sox
Ben Zobrist, 2B, Rays
Manny Machado, 3B, Orioles
Jhonny Peralta, SS, Tigers
Nelson Cruz, OF, Rangers
Alex Gordon, OF, Royals
Torii Hunter, OF, Tigers
Edwin Encarnacion, DH, Blue Jays

Pitchers:

Felix Hernandez, RHP, Mariners
Justin Masterson, RHP, Indians
Matt Moore, LHP, Rays
Chris Sale, LHP, White Sox
Chris Tillman, RHP, Orioles
Grant Balfour, RHP, A’s
Brett Cecil, LHP, Blue Jays
Steve Delabar, RHP, Blue Jays
Greg Holland, RHP, Royals
Joe Nathan, RHP, Rangers
Glen Perkins, LHP, Twins
Mariano Rivera, RHP, Yankees

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