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Adrian Gonzalez, Jacoby Ellsbury, David Ortiz Selected to Sporting News All-Star Team

Three Boston Red Sox were named to the Sporting News' AL All-Star Team, voted on by 55 major league executives.

First baseman Adrian Gonzalez, outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury and designated hitter David Ortiz were all selected after helping the Red Sox win 90 games. 

Gonzalez starred during his first year in Boston, batting a career-high .338 with 27 home runs and 117 RBI. Ellsbury emerged as a power hitter, blasting 32 home runs and 105 RBI while hitting .321. Ortiz hit .309, notching 29 home runs and 96 RBI.

Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander was the only unanimous selection in the AL. The rosters for both leagues follow:

AMERICAN LEAGUE

C Alex Avila, Tigers

1B Adrian Gonzalez, Red Sox

2B Robinson Cano, Yankees

3B Adrian Beltre, Rangers

SS Asdrubal Cabrera, Indians

OF Jose Bautista, Blue Jays

OF Jacoby Ellsbury, Red Sox

OF Curtis Granderson, Yankees

DH: David Ortiz, Red Sox

SP Justin Verlander, Tigers

RP Mariano Rivera, Yankees

 

NATIONAL LEAGUE

C Brian McCann, Braves

1B Prince Fielder, Brewers

2B Brandon Phillips, Reds

3B Aramis Ramirez, Cubs

SS Troy Tulowitzki, Rockies

OF Matt Kemp, Dodgers

OF Ryan Braun, Brewers

OF Justin Upton, Diamondbacks

SP Clayton Kershaw, Dodgers

RP Craig Kimbrel, Braves

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