2014 MLB All-Star Game Preview: Position Players

The 2014 All-Star game is right around the corner and is set to be played at Target Field in Minneapolis on July 15th. As in previous years, players are voted into the game by the fans of baseball. Today, July 3rd, marks the last day that you can cast your vote for the players who you think deserve the chance to go to Minneapolis. With an array of talent to choose from, remember to cast your vote for the players you think are most deserving of being an All-Star. Take a look at who we voted on to be the starting position players in both the American and National League come All-Star weekend:

AL All-Star Selections:

First Base: Jose Abreu, CWS. (Rookie) (BA: 280, HR: 26, RBI: 67)

Second Base: Jose Altuve, HOU. (BA: 343, HR: 2, RBI: 26, SB: 37)

Short Stop: Alexi Ramirez, CWS. (BA: 294, HR: 8, RBI: 41, SB: 14)

Third Base: Adrian Beltre, TEX. (BA: 335, HR: 9, RBI: 44)

Catcher: Derek Norris, OAK. (BA: 308, HR: 8, RBI: 35)

Designated Hitter: Edwin Encarnacion, TOR. (BA: 281, HR: 26, RBI: 69)

Outfield: Jose Bautista, TOR. (BA: 304, HR: 17, RBI: 51)

Michael Brantley, CLE. (BA: 312, HR: 12, RBI: 54, SB: 14)

Mike Trout, LAA. (BA: 318, HR: 16, RBI: 62, SB: 10)

 

NL All-Star Selections:

First Base: Justin Morneau, COL. (BA: 315, HR: 13, RBI: 58)

Second Base: Dee Gordon, LA. (BA: 295, HR: 2, RBI: 25, SB: 40)

Short Stop: Troy Tulowitzki, COL. (BA: 351, HR: 18, RBI: 47)

Third Base: Todd Frazier, CIN. (BA: 289, HR: 17, RBI: 47, SB: 14)

Catcher: Evan Gattis, ATL. (BA: 280, HR: 16, RBI: 39)

Outfield: Carlos Gomez, MIL. (BA: 306, HR: 13, RBI: 45, SB: 14)

Andrew McCutchen, PIT. (BA: 313, HR: 12, RBI: 49, SB: 12)

Giancarlo Stanton, MIA. (BA: 313, HR: 21, RBI: 61, SB: 8)

 

With boat loads of talent in both the NL and AL at every position, it was hard to decipher which athlete is deserving of the vote. But that’s the beauty of being a baseball fan in 2014. It’s up to you to vote for the players you want to see play in this year’s midsummer classic; a game that will determine which league gets home field advantage in the World Series. Tune in and watch the game on July 15th, 8:00 pm on FOX.

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