2012 All Star Rosters for 83rd All-Star Game

All Start GameAll the votes have been counted and the 2012 All-Star rosters for the 83rd All-Star game in Kansas City’s Kauffman Stadium on July 10 have been set.

As was expected, Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton received a record 11,073,744 votes to lead all vote getters. In the National League, San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey garnered 7,621,370 votes, to set a National League record for All-Star balloting.

The Rangers set a club record of seven players selected to play for the American League. In the National League the San Francisco Giants will have three representatives, including Buster Posey, Melky Cabrera, and Pablo Sandoval.

Voting for the Final Vote will add one additional player to each league roster. For the American League the candidates are, Jonathan Broxton, Yu DarvishErnesto Frieri, Jason Hammel, and Jake Peavy. The National League candidates are Michael Bourne, David Freese, Bryce Harper, Aaron Hill and Chipper Jones. Voting will conclude for the final vote on Thursday at 4 PM Eastern time

C Mike Napoli, TEX C Buster Posey, SF
1B Prince Fielder, DET 1B Joey Votto, CIN
2B Robinson Cano, NYY 2B Dan Uggla, ATL
3B Adrian Beltre, TEX SS Rafael Furcal, STL
SS Derek Jeter, NYY 3B Pablo Sandoval, SF
OF Josh Hamilton, TEX OF Melky Cabrera, SF
OF Curtis Granderson, NYY OF Carlos Beltran, STL
OF Jose Bautista, TOR OF Matt Kemp, LAD
DH David Ortiz, BOS
Pitchers Pitchers
RHP, Ryan Cook, OAK RHP Matt Cain, SF
lHP, Matt Harrison, TEX LHP Aroldis Chapman, CIN
RHP, Felix Hernandez, SEA RHP R.A. Dickey, NYM
RHP, Jim Johnson, BAL LHP Gio Gonzalez, WAS
RHP, Joe Nathan, TEX LHP Cole Hamels, PHI
RHP Chris Perez, CLE RHP Joel Hanrahan, PIT
LHP David Price, TB LHP Clayton Kershaw, LAD
RHP Fernando Rodney, TB RHP Craig Kimbrel, ATL
LHP CC Sabathia, NYY RHP Lance Lynn, STL
LHP Chris Sale, CWS LHP Wade Miley, ARI
RHP Justin Verlander, DET RHP Jonathan Papelbon, PHI
RHP Jered Weaver, LAA RHP Stephen Strasburg, WAS
LHP C.J. Wilson, LAA RHP Huston Street, SD
Reserves Reserves
C Joe Mauer, MIN C Yadier Molina, STL
C Matt Wieters, BAL C Carlos Ruiz, PHI
SS Elvis Andrus, TEX 1B Bryan LaHair, CHC
SS Asdrubal Cabrera, CLE 2B Jose Altuve, HOU
3B Miguel Cabrera, DET SS Starlin Castro, CHC
2B Ian Kinsler, TEX SS Ian Desmond, WAS
1B Paul Konerko, CWS 3B David Wright, NYM
OF Adam Jones, BAL OF Ryan Braun, MIL
OF Mike Trout, LAA OF Jay Bruce, CIN
OF Mark Trumbo, LAA OF Carlos Gonzalez, COL
DH Billy Butler, KC OF Andrew McCutchen, PIT
DH Adam Dunn, CWS OF Giancarlo Stanton, MIA