Jun 29, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista (19) gets ready to take a pitch during a game against the Chicago White Sox at Rogers Centre. The Chicago White Sox won 4-0. Mandatory Credit: Nick Turchiaro-USA TODAY Sports

MLB All Star Game: American League roster announced

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Rosters have been announced for next week’s MLB All Star Game and the American League squad will be headlined by six members of the Oakland Athletics, who hold the best record in all of baseball. A trio of Baltimore Orioles were voted in by the fans as starters, though only two will participate in the game.

The starters, as voted on by the fans are …

C: Matt Wieters, Baltimore

1B: Miguel Cabrera, Detroit

2B: Robinson Cano, Seattle

3B: Josh Donaldson, Oakland

SS: Derek Jeter, New York

OF: Jose Bautista, Toronto

OF: Mike Trout, Los Angeles

OF: Adam Jones, Baltimore

DH: Nelson Cruz, Baltimore

Bautista was the overall top vote-getting in both leagues. He received more than 5.6 Million votes. Trout came in second, some 200,000 shy.

Wieters, meanwhile, is out for the season due to Tommy John surgery and will not be participating in the game. Kansas City’s Salvador Perez will start in his place, as he was voted in on the player’s ballot.

The rest of the AL reserves include …

C: Derek Norris, Oakland

C: Kurt Suzuki, Minnesota

1B: Jose Abreu, Chicago

1B: Brandon Moss, Oakland

2B: Jose Altuve, Houston

3B: Adrian Beltre, Texas

SS: Alexei Ramirez, Chicago

OF: Michael Brantley, Cleveland

OF: Yoenis Cespedes, Oakland

OF: Alex Gordon, Kansas City

DH: Edwin Encarnacion, Toronto

DH: Victor Martinez, Detroit

Encarnacion (strained quad) and Moss (sprained ankle) are both in danger of landing on the disabled list. If either does, he will surely miss the game.

Finally, the pitchers named to the team include eight starters and four relievers.

SP: Mark Buehrle, Toronto

SP: Yu Darvish, Texas

SP: Felix Hernandez, Seattle

SP: Scott Kazmir, Oakland

SP: Jon Lester, Boston

SP: David Price, Tampa Bay

SP: Max Scherzer, Detroit

SP: Masahiro Tanaka, New York

RP: Dellin Betances, New York

RP: Greg Holland, Kansas City

RP: Glen Perkins, Minnesota

RP: Sean Doolittle, Oakland

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