NEW YORK, N.Y. - Texas outfielder Josh Hamilton will start for the American League in the All-Star game after drawing a record total of more than 11 million fan votes.
The rosters for the All-Star game in Kansas City on July 10 were announced Sunday. The Rangers and New York Yankees each had three players picked in fan balloting.
Shortstop Derek Jeter, second baseman Robinson Cano and outfielder Curtis Granderson were chosen from the Yankees. Catcher Mike Napoli and third baseman Adrian Beltre also made it from the Rangers.
Prince Fielder of Detroit will start at first base. He was the MVP of last year's All-Star game while playing for Milwaukee.
Toronto outfielder Jose Bautista and Boston designated hitter David Ortiz also were chosen.