Starting batting order revealed for MLB All-Star Game
Derek Jeter, Carlos Gomez. Image by USA TODAY Sports
Major League Baseball's All-Star Game managers have unveiled the lineups they'll use to start the 2014 game in Minneapolis.
The American League will start with a soon-to-be-retiring legend in the lineup:
The National League will counter with these starters:
Interesting decisions had to be made in both outfields when it came to positions:
- National League between the Pirates' Andrew McCutchen and Brewers' Carlos Gomez
- American Laegue between Baltimore's Adam Jones and the Angels' Mike Trout.
As reported by 620WTMJ Milwaukee's Doug Russell:
Matheny says picking Cutch playing CF over Gomez was a tough choice, but went with MVP and experience. Gomey will play LF tomorrow.— Doug Russell (@DougRussell) July 14, 2014
In the AL, it should be noted that Adam Jones is in CF, Mike Trout is in LF. So, it's not just in the NL where there was a decision.— Doug Russell (@DougRussell) July 14, 2014