The 83rd edition of the MLB All-Star game takes place on July 10, 2012, at the Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri; Home of the Kansas City Royals. The game will be a sort of rematch for the 2011 World Series manager, as Tony La Russa, retired, will get to coach the NL and Ron Washington of the Texas Rangers gets to coach the AL.
AL Starting Lineup
C – Mike Napoli, Texas Rangers, 1st Selection. A .235 average with 12 home runs and 30 RBIs.
1B – Prince Fielder, Detroit Tigers, 4th selection. A .296 average,12 home runs, 53 RBIs.
2B – Robinson Cano, New York Yankees, 3rd selection. A .310 average,20 home runs, 46 RBIs.
3B – Adrian Beltre, Texas Rangers, 3rd selection. A .323 average, 14 home runs, 52 RBIs.
SS – Derek Jeter, New York Yankees, 13th selection. A .299 average, 7 home runs, 25 RBIs.
OF – Josh Hamilton, Texas Rangers, 5th selection. A .314 average, 25 home runs, 73 RBIs.
OF – Curtis Granderson, New York Yankees, 3rd selection. A .246 average, 23 home runs, 46 RBIs.
OF – Jose Bautista, Toronto Blue Jays, 3rd selection. A .239 average, 26 home runs, 63 RBIs.
DH – David Ortiz, Boston Red Sox, 8th selection. A .302 average, 21 home runs, 54 RBIs.
Ryan Cook, Okaland Raiders, 1st selection. 2-2, 7 Saves, 1.54 ERA.
Matt Harrison, Texas Rangers, 1st selection. 11-3, 3.16 ERA.
Felix Hernandez, Seattle Mariners, 3rd selection. 6-5, 3.09 ERA.
Jim Johnson, Baltimore Orioles, 1st selection. 1-0, 23 saves, 1.30 ERA.
Joe Nathan, Texas Rangers, 5th selection. 0-2, 18 saves, 1.87 ERA.
Chris Perez, Cleveland Indians, 2nd selection. 0-1, 23 Saves, 2.67 ERA.
David Price, Tampa Bay Rays, 3rd selection. 11-4, 2.92 ERA.
Fernando Rodney, Tampa Bay Rays, 1st selection. 2-1, 22 saves, 1.01 ERA.
Chris Sale, Chicago White Sox, 1st selection. 9-2, 2.27 ERA.
Jered Weaver, Los Angeles Angels, 3rd selection. 8-1, 2.31 ERA.
CJ Wilson, Los Angeles Angels, 2nd selection. 9-4, 2.33 ERA.
Justin Verlander, Detroit Tigers, 2nd selection. 8-5, 2.69 ERA.
Bench – Elvis Andrus (SS, Rangers), Billy Butler (DH, Royals), Asdrubal Cabrera (SS, Indians), Miguel Cabrera (3B, Tigers), Adam Dunn (DH, White Sox), Adam Jones (OF, Orioles), Ian Kinsler (2B, Rangers), Paul Konerko (1B, White Sox), Joe Mauer (C, Twins), Mike Trout (OF, Angels), Mark Trumbo (OF, Angels), Matt Wieters (C, Orioles).
Injured – CC Sabathia, pitcher, New York Yankees.
NL Starting Lineup
C – Buster Posey, San Francisco Giants, 1st selection. A .303 average, 10 home runs, 42 RBIs.
1B – Joey Votto, Cincinnati Reds, 3rd selection. A .350 average, 15 home runs, 47 RBIs.
2B – Dan Uggla, Atlanta Braves, 3rd selection. A .232 average, 11 home runs, 43 RBIs.
3B – Pablo Sandoval, San Francisco Giants, 3rd selection. A .300 average, 6 home runs, 25 RBIs.
SS – Rafael Furcal, St. Louis Cardinals, 3rd selection. A .280 average, 5 home runs, 31 RBIs.
OF – Matt Kemp, Los Angeles Dodgers, 2nd selection. A .355 average, 12 home runs, 28 RBIs.
OF – Carlos Beltran, St. Louis Cardinals, 7th selection. A .310 average, 20 home runs, 61 RBIs.
OF – Melky Cabrera, San Francisco Giants, 1st selection. A .352 average, 7 home runs, 39 RBIs.
Matt Cain, San Francisco Giants, 3rd selection. 9-3, 2.53 ERA.
Aroldis Chapman, Cincinnati Reds, 1st selection. 4-4, 9 saves, 1.98 ERA.
R.A. Dickey, New York Mets, 1st selection. 12-1, 2.15 ERA.
Gio Gonzalez, Washington Nationals, 2nd selection. 11-3, 3.01 ERA.
Cole Hamels, Philadelphia Phillies, 2nd selection. 10-4, 3.08 ERA.
Joel Hanrahan, Pittsburgh Pirates, 2nd selection. 3-0, 20 saves, 2.10 ERA.
Clayton Kershaw, Los Angeles Dodgers, 2nd selection. 6-4, 2.65 ERA.
Craig Kimbrel, Atlanta Braves, 2nd selection. 0-1, 23 saves, 1.50 ERA.
Lance Lynn, St. Louis Cardinals, 1st selection. 10-4, 3.62 ERA.
Wade Miley, Arizona Diamondbacks, 1st selection. 9-4, 2.87 ERA.
Jonathan Papelbon, Philadelphia Phillies, 3rd selection. 2-2, 18 saves, 3.03 ERA.
Stephen Strasburg, Washington Nationals, 1st selection. 9-3, 2.81 ERA.
Huston Street, San Diego Padres, 1st selection. 1-0, 12 saves, 1.29 ERA.
Bench – Jose Altuve (2B, Astros), Ryan Braun (OF, Brewers), Jay Bruce (OF, Reds), Starlin Castro (SS, Cubs), Ian Desmond (SS, Nationals), Carlos Gonzalez (OF, Rockies), Bryan LaHair (1B, Cubs), Andrew McCutchen (OF, Pirates), Yadier Molina (C, Cardinals), Carlos Ruiz (C, Phillies), Giancarlo Stanton (OF, Marlins), David Wright (3B, Mets).