Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton were named All-Stars

The Yankees will have two-thirds of the American League starting pitching in this year’s All-Star Game, with Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton occupying the corner spots on either side of the Los Angeles Angels’ Mike Trout.

It will be the first time the Yankees have had two starters in an All-Star game since Dave Winfield and Rickey Henderson started in the AL in 1988.

The starting lineup for the July 19 game at Dodger Stadium was announced by Major League Baseball on Friday. In addition to the Yankee sluggers, local clubs will be well represented. Designated hitter Shohei Ohtani and Trout will represent the Angels as starters, while outfielder Mookie Betts and Trea Turner of the Los Angeles Dodgers will both start in the NL.

It’s worth noting that the Mets have no starters, who were two games behind the Dodgers for the NL’s best record entering Friday, but one should hope that several players will be selected as reserves after Pete Alonso was ousted by Paul Goldschmidt. St. Louis Cardinals as the NL’s starting first baseman.

Holder: Alejandro Kirk, TOR

1 base: Vladimir Guerrero Jr., TOR

2nd base: Jose Altuve, Howe

3rd base: Raphael Devers, BOS

Short stop: Tim Anderson, CHW

Outdoor pitch: Giancarlo Stanton, NYY; Mike Trout, LAA; Aaron Judge, NYY

Designated hitter: Shohei Ohtani, LAA

Holder: Wilson Contreras, CHC

1 base: Paul Goldschmidt, STL

2nd base: Jazz Chisholm, MIA

3rd base: Manny Machado, SDP

Short stop: Trea Turner, LAD

Outdoor pitch: Yok Pederson, SFG; Ronald Acuna Jr., ATL; Mookie Betts, LAD

Designated hitter: Bryce Harper, PHI

In addition to those 18 players, commissioner Rob Manfred named both Albert Pujols of the St. Louis Cardinals and Miguel Cabrera of the Detroit Tigers to their legacy All-Star teams. Pujols said this will be his last season, while Cabrera could play another year.

The starters and reserve players for the match will be announced on Sunday. In addition to that selection, the NL will have to select a replacement for Harper, who will miss the game after thumb surgery.

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