This Thursday is the end of the voting period to make a choice the players who will represent the American League and National League in the 2023 Major League Baseball All-Star Game which will take place on July 11 at T-Mobile Park in Seattle.
Since round 1, the presence of Shohei Ohtani as the American League’s designated hitter and Ronald Acuña Jr. as an outfielder in the National League is known. Both are the most votes in their respective leagues.
Now after the end of the second round of voting, the ninth that is on each side is known. In total there are 9 franchises with at least one representative of each team, with the Texas Rangers being the one that contributed the most players.
Pitchers and bench players They will be announced next Sunday through a ballot of the players and the Commissioner’s Office. Thus, the list of 23 names for each of the leagues is complete.
The teams for the All-Star Game are as follows:
Freddie Freeman, Los Angeles Dodgers Dodgers
Luis Arraez, Miami Marlins
Orlando Arcia, Atlanta Braves
Nolan Arenado, St. Louis Cardinals
Sean Murphy, Atlanta Braves
JD Martinez, Los Angeles Dodgers
Ronald Coin Jr., Atlanta Braves
Mookie Betts, Los Angeles Dodgers
Corbin Carroll, Arizona D-backs
Yandy Diaz, Tampa Bay Rays
Marcus Semien, Texas Rangers
Corey Seager, Texas Rangers
Josh Jung, Texas Rangers
Jonah Heim, Texas Rangers
Randy Arozarena, Tampa Bay Rays
Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels
Aaron Judge, New York Yankees
Shohei Ohtani, Los Angeles Angels
Dominican without titles
This edition It was the first since 1996 that there was not a Dominican among the starters at the MLB All-Star Game. The closest was Vladimir Guerrero Jr., who reached the second round as the first baseman in the American League, but was surpassed by Cuban Yandy Díaz.
As for the Latinos attending the meeting total 5 were counted. Venezuelans Ronald Acuña Jr., Orlando Arcia and Luis Arráez; the Cuban Yandy Díaz and the Cuban-Mexican Randy Arozarena. This number is lower than last season, 8 Latinos participated in cuak.