Jul 14, 2014; Minneapolis, MN, USA; American League pitcher Chris Sale (49) of the Chicago White Sox holds his son on his shouders in the first round during the 2014 Home Run Derby the day before the MLB All Star Game at Target Field. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports
Tonight is the night where the American League and National League battle for home field advantage for the World Series in the MLB All-Star game at Target Field.
Jul 14, 2014; Minneapolis, MN, USA; American League infielder Alexei Ramirez (10) of the Chicago White Sox takes the field for workout day the day before the 2014 MLB All Star Game at Target Field. Mandatory Credit: Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports
The game will air at 7:30 p.m. ET live on FOX and MLB.TV.
There will be three Chicago White Sox players on the AL roster with Jose Abreu and Alexei Ramirez voted onto the team by players and AL manager John Farrell and Chris Sale who won the Final Vote by the fans.
With that said here is the roster of the American League:
First let’s look at the starting lineup:
Miguel Cabrera (first base, Tigers), Robinson Cano (second base, Mariners), Josh Donaldson (third base, Athletics), Derek Jeter (shortstop, Yankees), Jose Bautista (outfield, Blue Jays), Mike Trout (outfield, Angels), Adam Jones (outfield, Orioles), Salvador Perez (catcher, Royals), Nelson Cruz (designated hitter, Orioles).
Orioles catcher Matt Wieters was voted onto the All-Star team by the fans, but was injured and is out for the remainder of the season.
Reserve position players for the AL are:
• Second Base: Jose Altuve (Astros).
• Shortstop: Erick Aybar (Angels), Alexei Ramirez (White Sox).
• Designated Hitter: Victor Martinez (Tigers).
Listed are the relievers for the All-Star Game for the AL:
Dellin Betances (Yankees), Mark Buehrle (Blue Jays), Yu Darvish (Rangers), Sean Doolittle (Athletics), Greh Holland (Royals), Scott Kazmir (Angels), Jon Lester (Red Sox), Glen Perkins (Twins), David Price (Rays), Chris Sale (White Sox), Max Scherzer (Tigers) and Koji Uehara.