Seattle Mariner second baseman Robinson Cano was selected to the 2016 MLB All-Star game as a reserve, finishing just behind Houston’s Jose Altuve for the American League balloting. Cano is in the midst of a fantastic season that borders on MVP caliber. With a resurgence in his career, the 33 year old has now collected his 7th All-Star honor.
Last year broke a 5 year streak for Cano when an awful first ½ of 2015 saw him hit a mere .251. But in the second ½ of that year, Robbie hit .331 with an .926 OPS.
Just missing the cut are M’s designated hitter Nelson Cruz who with 22 home runs is 2nd in the AL in home runs and 5th in the AL in RBI with 57. Also missing the cut is 3rd baseman Kyle Seagar who misses out due to an outstanding seasons by Josh Donaldson and Adrian Beltre.
There is an outside chance that due to injuries that Cruz and Seager may get called upon to head to San Diego for the game.
|Voted in by Fans|
|Salvador Perez||C||Buster Posey|
|Eric Hosmer||1B||Anthony Rizzo|
|Jose Altuve||2B||Ben Zobrist|
|Manny Machado||3B||Kris Bryant|
|Xander Bogaerts||SS||Addison Russell|
|Mookie Betts||OF||Yoenis Cespedes|
|Jackie Bradley Jr.||OF||Dexter Fowler|
|Mike Trout||OF||Bryce Harper|
Reserves and Pitchers
|AL Reserves||AL Pitchers||NL Reserves||NL Pitchers|
|Edwin Encarnacion, Toronto Blue Jays||Alex Colome, Tampa Bay Rays||Adam Duvall, Cincinnati Reds||A.J. Ramos, Miami Marlins|
|Eduardo Nunez, Minnesota Twins||Andrew Miller, New York Yankees||Carlos Gonzalez, Colorado Rockies||Clayton Kershaw, Los Angeles Dodgers|
|Francisco Lindor, Cleveland Indians||Brad Brach, Baltimore Orioles||Corey Seager, Los Angeles Dodgers||Fernando Rodney, Miami Marlins|
|Ian Desmond, Texas Rangers||Chris Sale, Chicago White Sox||Daniel Murphy, Washington Nationals||Jake Arrieta, Chicago Cubs|
|Josh Donaldson, Toronto Blue Jays||Cole Hamels, Texas Rangers||Jonathan Lucroy, Milwaukee Brewers||Jeurys Familia, New York Mets|
|Mark Trumbo, Baltimore Orioles||Danny Salazar, Cleveland Indians||Marcell Ozuna, Miami Marlins||Johnny Cueto, San Francisco Giants|
|Matt Wieters, Baltimore Orioles||Dellin Betances, New York Yankees||Matt Carpenter, St. Louis Cardinals||Jon Lester, Chicago Cubs|
|Miguel Cabrera, Detroit Tigers||Kelvin Herrera, Kansas City Royals||Nolan Arenado, Colorado Rockies||Jose Fernandez, Miami Marlins|
|Robinson Cano, Seattle Mariners||Marco Estrada, Toronto Blue Jays||Odubel Herrera, Philadelphia Phillies||Julio Teheran, Atlanta Braves|
|Stephen Vogt, Oakland Athletics||Steven Wright, Boston Red Sox||Paul Goldschmidt, Arizona Diamondbacks||Kenley Jansen, Los Angeles Dodgers|
|Wade Davis, Kansas City Royals||Wil Myers, San Diego Padres||Mark Melancon, Pittsburgh Pirates|
|Will Harris, Houston Astros||Wilson Ramos, Washington Nationals||Noah Syndergaard, New York Mets|
|Zach Britton, Baltimore Orioles||Stephen Strasburg, Washington Nationals|
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