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Five Cleveland Guardians Selected to Play in MLB All-Star Game at Global Life Field on July 16th

Alan Kornspan

Believeland Media



With the Major League Baseball All-Star Game only one week away the MLB has recently revealed the full American League and National League rosters for the contest.


For Cleveland Guardians fans, the all-star game on Tuesday, July 16th at Global Life Field in Arlington Texas at 8pm will be exciting.


In fact, Guardians fans will have a lot to cheer about as the MLB announced the full American and National League rosters on Sunday.


The Cleveland Guardians will have two All-Stars in the American League starting lineup including Jose Ramirez who will start at third base and Steven Kwan who will be a starting outfielder.



Cleveland Guardians Manager, Steven Vogt, expressed his excitement about Kwan and Ramirez being selected for the American League All-Star team.


"It's awesome, so happy for them, their families" said Vogt.
"What a cool honor to represent the American League in the starting lineup and represent the Guardians there. We couldn't be more proud of those two and the fans for getting out and voting for them."

In addition to Ramirez and Kwan starting for the American League, the Guardians also had three additional players selected as reserves which gives them the most all stars on the American League Team.


Guardians selected to the all-star team as reserves included closer Emmanuel Clase, first baseman Josh Naylor and designated hitter David Fry.


All five of the Guardians all-star selections are having excellent seasons.


So far this season, Jose Ramirez has 23 home runs and 76 RBI, while compiling a .269 batting average.



Kwan leads the Guardians with a .359 batting average and a .413 on base percentage.


In fact, not only is Kwan leading the Guardians in batting average, he has the best batting average in the MLB.


Kwan discussed his selection to the all-star team on July 3rd.



"Cool to find out with all the guys," said Kwan.
"Very affirming especially with the start of the year. Good Start, then getting injured, a lot of uncertainty there."

Naylor, Fry and Clase have also had excellent seasons.


So far this season, Naylor has 21 home runs and 66 RBI and David Fry has 8 home runs and 33 RBI while hitting .300 hit at the plate.


On the mound, Clase has been dominant. For the season, Clase has compiled a 4-1 record with 27 saves and an 0.85 ERA.


The MLB All-Star Game can be seen on Fox at 8pm on Tuesday, July 16th.











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