Chris Davis, two other Orioles named as All-Star Game starters

July 6, 2013 at 7:33 PM   |   Comments

NEW YORK, July 6 (UPI) -- Major league home run leader Chris Davis and two other Baltimore Orioles Saturday were named starters for the 2013 All-Star Game in New York.

Davis, who belted his 33rd round-tripper Saturday in the Orioles' loss to the New York Yankees, will be the American League's starting first baseman.

Joining him in the lineup will be fellow Orioles J.J. Hardy at shortstop and Adam Jones in the outfield.

The other AL outfield starters will be Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels and Blue Jays slugger Jose Bautista.

AL batting and RBI leader Miguel Cabrera will start at third base, joined in the infield by Minnesota Twins catcher Joe Mauer and Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano.

Boston's David Ortiz will be the designated hitter.

The National League infield will include a pair of Cincinnati Reds -- Joey Votto at first base and Brandon Phillips at second -- while St. Louis will be represented by by Yadier Molina at catcher and Carlos Beltran in the outfield.

Two Colorado Rockies also got all-star nods -- shortstop Troy Tulowitzki (who may not play due injury) and outfielder Carlos Gonzalez.

Mets hometown favorite David Wright will start at third base while 20-year-old outfielder Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals will also start for the NL.

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