2013 All-Star Game: Starting Lineups And Starting Pitchers

Jul 15, 2013; Flushing , NY, USA; New York Mets manager Terry Collins (left) talks with Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland during the National League workout day for the 2013 All Star Game at Citi Field. Mandatory Credit: William Perlman/THE STAR-LEDGER via USA TODAY Sports

Home field advantage for the World Series is on the line and Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland understands it could mean the difference between winning and losing. Considering that the Tigers are favorites to advance to the World Series,  this game means a little more to Leyland than his National League counterpart, Bruce Bochy. That may be why the Tigers skipper chose so many Tigers as reserves for the midsummer classic.

On the eve of the 2013 All-star game both managers revealed their starting line-ups and starting pitchers:

American League All-Star Team Starting Line-up

  1. LF – Mike Trout – Angels
  2. 2B – Robinson Cano – Yankees
  3. 3B -Miguel Cabrera- Tigers
  4. 1B – Chris Davis – Orioles
  5. RF – Jose Bautista – Blue Jays
  6. DH – David Ortiz – Red Sox
  7. CF – Adam Jones – Orioles
  8. C – Joe Mauer – Twins
  9. SS – J.J. Hardy – Orioles

Starting Pitcher – Max Scherzer – Tigers


National League All-Star Team Starting Line-up

  1. 2B – Brandon Phillips – Reds
  2. RF – Carlos Beltran – Cardinals
  3. 1B – Joey Votto – Reds
  4. 3B – David Wright – Mets
  5. LF – Carlos Gonzalez – Rockies
  6. C – Yadier Molina – Cardinals
  7. SS – Troy Tulowitzki – Rockies
  8. DH – Michael Cuddyer – Rockies
  9. CF – Bryce Harper – Nationals

Starting Pitcher – Matt Harvey – Mets

Topics: 2013 MLB All-star Game, Detroit Tigers, Feaured

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