Chris Davis watches one of his two home runs leave the park Wednesday.
AL C: Joe Mauer, Twins
All-Star Game: 6th Stats: .320, 8 HR, 32 RBI, 50 R Mauer leads all catchers in runs and on-base percentage (.402), and is tops among AL backstops in batting average. Plus, not many opponents try to steal against him — he's thrown out 46 percent (13 of 28) of attempted base stealers. It's the fourth time he has been voted a starter by the fans. — Player page All stats through July 14. Click here for NL roster.
AL 1B: Chris Davis, Orioles
All-Star Game: 1st Stats: .315, 37 HR, 93 RBI, 70 R The AL's top vote-getter — with 8,272,243 votes — leads the majors in homers and is second in RBI behind Miguel Cabrera's 95. With the 37 homers, it’s no surprise Davis owns the majors' top slugging percentage at .717, while Cabrera is second at .674. Davis is the second first-time All-Star to lead fan voting since Ichiro Suzuki did in 2001. Joined by teammates J.J. Hardy at short and Adam Jones in the outfield, the Orioles have three players voted into the All-Star Game for the first time since 1997. — Player page All stats through July 14. Click here for NL roster.
AL 2B: Robinson Cano, Yankees
All-Star Game: 5th Stats: .302, 21 HR, 65 RBI, 53 R Cano leads all second basemen in homers and slugging percentage (.531), while ranking first among AL players at his position in RBI. He also has received the most intentional walks in the majors with 14. Cano, making his fourth consecutive All-Star appearance, received 5,369,141 fan votes, beating out Boston's Dustin Pedroia, who tallied 3,985,087 votes. — Player page — (Hall of Fame?) All stats through July 14. Click here for NL roster.
AL SS: J.J. Hardy, Orioles
All-Star Game: 2nd Stats: .251, 16 HR, 52 RBI, 36 R Among all major league shortstops, Hardy is tied for first with Colorado's Troy Tulowitzki in homers and RBI. Among AL shorstops, Hardy is second in slugging with a .428 percentage — Detroit's Jhonny Peralta is first at .447. Hardy has played in all 96 Baltimore games and is the only shortstop to hit at least 20 homers in each of the past two seasons, cranking 22 last year and 30 in 2011. He won his first Gold Glove last season. — Player page All stats through July 14. Click here for NL roster.
AL 3B: Miguel Cabrera, Tigers
All-Star Game: 8th Stats: .365, 30 HR, 95 RBI, 73 R The 2012 AL Triple Crown winner is at it again, leading the majors in batting average and RBI, while trailing Baltimore's Chris Davis by seven homers. Miggy also is tops in on-base percentage at .458. Surprisingly, this is the first time Cabrera won the fan vote after seven years of making it as a reserve. He is joined by five other Detroit teammates: Prince Fielder, Torii Hunter, Jhonny Peralta, Max Scherzer and Justin Verlander. — Player page — (Hall of Fame?) All stats through July 14. Click here for NL roster.
AL DH: David Ortiz, Red Sox
All-Star Game: 9th Stats: .317, 19 HR, 65 RBI, 49 R Big Papi leads all designated hitters in batting average, homers, RBI, on-base percentage (.412) and slugging percentage (.606). He only ranks behind Baltimore's Chris Davis (.690), Detroit's Miguel Cabrera (.682) and Colorado's Carlos Gonzalez (.610) in slugging, while he is second in the majors with 13 intentional walks. On July 10, Ortiz became the all-time leader in most hits by a designated hitter, collecting his 1,689th hit to pass Harold Baines. This will be Ortiz's fourth consecutive trip to the All-Star Game. — Player page All stats through July 14. Click here for NL roster.
AL OF: Mike Trout, Angels
All-Star Game: 2nd Stats: .322, 15 HR, 59 RBI, 65 R, 21 SB Trout is following up his 2012 AL Rookie of the Year campaign with another fine season. He leads all AL outfielders in batting average, hits (119) and on-base percentage (.399) — he also leads all AL players with eight triples. Trout will be the first Angels position player to start an All-Star Game since Vladimir Guerrero in 2007. At last year's game, Trout entered in the sixth inning and went 1 for 1 with a walk and a stolen base. — Player page — (Hall of Fame?) All stats through July 14. Click here for NL roster.
AL OF: Adam Jones, Orioles
All-Star Game: 3rd Stats: .296, 19 HR, 67 RBI, 67 R Jones was the top AL vote-getter in the outfield, edging Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels 6,793,577 to 6,771,745. Among AL outfielders Jones is first in runs and second in RBI behind Texas' Nelson Cruz (69). "Going back consecutive years, it's pretty cool," Jones told MLB.com. "I think, for me, it's more humbling." — Player page All stats through July 14. Click here for NL roster.
AL OF: Jose Bautista, Blue Jays
All-Star Game: 4th Stats: .254, 20 HR, 55 RBI, 61 R Joey Bats is third in AL home runs among outfielders, trailing Seattle's Raul Ibanez (24) and Texas' Nelson Cruz (22). Bautista is fourth in runs and fifth in RBI and slugging percentage (.493) amongh AL outfielders. This is the third year in a row Bautista was voted in. — Player page All stats through July 14. Click here for NL roster.
AL SP: Max Scherzer, Tigers
The Detroit right-hander, who didn't lose his first game until Saturday, was picked by AL skipper — and his Tigers manager — Jim Leyland to toe the hill as the starter for the Junior Circuit. Scherzer will be the 11th Tigers pitcher to start an All-Star Game. All-Star Game: 1st Stats: 13-1, 3.19 ERA, 152 K, 129.2 IP The rest of the staff: STARTERS Clay Buchholz, Red Sox-x Bartolo Colon, A's-y* Yu Darvish, Rangers-x Felix Hernandez, Mariners (Hall of Fame?) Hisashi Iwakuma, Mariners-* Justin Masterson, Indians Matt Moore, Rays-y Chris Sale, White Sox Chris Tillman, Orioles-y Justin Verlander, Tigers-* (Hall of Fame?) RELIEVERS Grant Balfour, A's-y Brett Cecil, Blue Jays Jessie Crain, White Sox-x Steve Delabar, Blue Jays-z Greg Holland, Rangers-y Joe Nathan, Rangers Glen Perkins, Twins-y Mariano Rivera, Yankees x-injured; *-started Sunday so unavailable; y-replacement; z-Final Five vote winner. Click here for NL roster.
FOX Sports.com Senior MLB Writer Ken Rosenthal recently wrote why Cleveland's Jason Kipnis was among the best second basemen and rising stars in the game ... and there was a chance the Arizona State product might not even get invited to the All-Star Game. Well, Kipnis is headed to New York, thanks to being a selection of AL manager Jim Leyland. The rest of the bench: C: Jason Casto, Astros C: Salvador Perez, Royals 1B: Prince Fielder, Tigers (Hall of Fame?) 2B: Dustin Pedroia, Red Sox 2B: Ben Zobrist, Rays SS: Jhonny Peralta, Tigers 3B: Manny Machado, Orioles OF: Nelson Cruz, Rangers OF: Alex Gordon, Royals OF: Torii Hunter, Tigers (Hall of Fame?) DH: Edwin Encarnacion, Blue Jays Click here for NL roster.
AL Final Five vote winner: Steve Delabar, Blue Jays
All-Star Game: 1st Stats: 5-1, 1.71 ERA, 1 SV, 58 K, 42 IP Toronto's right-handed setup man earned a trip to his first All-Star Game by receiving 9.6 million votes. He beat out four other setup pitchers: the Yankees' David Robertson, the Tigers' Joaquin Benoit, the Rangers' Tanner Scheppers and Koji Uehara of the Red Sox. "Somebody asked me, 'If I told you you would be up for consideration three years ago ...' I would have laughed at them," Delabar told MLB.com. Three years ago, the Kentucky native, was a substitute teacher and coached baseball at a local high school before getting a chance to try out for the Mariners, who signed him in 2011. — Player page All stats through July 14. Click here for NL roster.