The rosters have been unveiled for the 2012 All-Star Game and the Texas Rangers have landed three starters into the starting lineup for the 83rd Mid-Summer Classic. The starters for the Mid-Summer Classic have been decided on by fan vote, while the pitching staff and backup players are selected by both the manager and player vote. The fans chose catcher Mike Napoli, third baseman Adrian Beltre and outfielder Josh Hamilton will represent the Texas Rangers in Kansas City on June 10th.
Here are the starting lineups for both leagues, as the reserves and pitching staffs will be finalized in the coming days.
American League All-Stars Starting lineup (voted on by fans)
C: Mike Napoli, Texas Rangers
1B: Prince Fielder, Detroit Tigers
2B: Robinson Cano, New York Yankees
SS: Derek Jeter, New York Yankees
3B: Adrian Beltre, Texas Rangers
OF: Josh Hamilton, Texas Rangers
OF: Curtis Granderson, New York Yankees
OF: Jose Bautista, Toronto Blue Jays
DH: David Ortiz, Boson Red Sox
National League All-Stars Starting lineup (voted on by fans)
C: Buster Posey, San Francisco Giants
1B: Joey Votto, Cincinnati Reds
2B: Dan Uggla, Atlanta Braves
SS: Rafael Furcal, St. Louis Cardinals
3B: Pablo Sandoval, San Francisco Giants
OF: Matt Kemp, Los Angeles Dodgers
OF: Carlos Beltran, St. Louis Cardinals
OF: Melky Cabrera, San Francisco Giants
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