All-Star Reserves Named
The Kansas City Royals will have six representatives in the All-Star game next week in Cincinnati, the most of any team.
Two more Royals were added to the reserve list today. Relief pitcher Wade Davis was a selection of the players, while reliever Kelvin Herrera was a choice of manager Ned Yost.
Albert Pujols was chosen to be the starter at first base, replacing the injured Miguel Cabrera. Mark Texieria was chosen to replace Cabrera on the roster.
Giancarlo Stanton is on the disabled list and will not play. Pittsburgh's Andrew McCutcheon was named as the starter and manager Bruce Bochy added rookie Kris Bryant to the roster. Matt Holliday of the Cardinals is currently on the DL. If he cannot play, Joc Pederson of the Dodgers will start in his place.
Among the names not selected were Alex Rodriguez of the Yankees and Clayton Kershaw of the Dodgers. Kershaw was among five players selected for the fan vote for the final roster spot.
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