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. Hudson worked the 2004 All-Star Game in Houston. All four umpires will be on the field for the T-Mobile Home Run Derby on Monday, July 16th.
The National League final vote players are Milwaukee Brewers first baseman Jesus Aguilar, San Francisco Giants first baseman Brandon Belt, St. Louis Cardinals third baseman Matt Carpenter, Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman Max Muncy and Washington Nationals shortstop Trea Turner. Black, who played parts of 15 seasons in the Majors, was invited to coach on Clint Hurdle's staff at the 2008 Midsummer Classic at Yankee Stadium and on Charlie Manuel's staff at the 2010 All-Star Game in Anaheim.
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Bregman, who was the AL Player of the Month for June, is the sole first-time All-Star for the Astros this year.
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The American League starters are as follows: Wilson Ramos (catcher, Tampa Bay Rays), Jose Abreu (first baseman, Chicago White Sox), Jose Altuve (second baseman, Houston Astros), Manny Machado (shortstop, Baltimore Orioles), Jose Ramirez (third baseman, Cleveland Indians), Mookie Betts (outfielder, Boston Red Sox), Mike Trout (outfielder, Los Angeles Angels), Aaron Judge (outfielder, New York Yankees) and J.D. Martinez (designated hitter, Boston Red Sox). Cash, who is in his fourth season at the helm of the Rays, will make his second consecutive trip to the Midsummer Classic after joining Terry Francona's staff in Miami past year.
Unfortunately, the process still isn't flawless, and more deserving players will either get in on the Final Vote, or are going to be enjoying the 89th Midsummer Classic at Nationals Park in Washington D.C. from their couch.
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Astros Manager AJ Hinch will become just the second skipper in franchise history to manage an All-Star Game, joining Phil Garner, who guided the 2006 NL All-Star team. The 34-year-old Markakis played in 1,928 career Major League Baseball games before earning his first All-Star bid, which is a record.