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Mariners' Felix Hernandez named starter for All-Star Game

Mariners ace Felix Hernandez has been named the American League's starter for the All-Star Game, becoming just the second pitcher in club history to earn the honor.

The staring lineups for Tuesday's All-Star Game were announced Monday. Seattle's Robinson Cano will start at second base and hit third. Hernandez will square off against St. Louis' Adam Wainwright, who was chosen over the Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw to start for the National League.

Randy Johnson is the only other Mariners pitcher to start in the All-Star Game, doing so in 1995 and 1997.

710 ESPN Seattle and 710Sports.com will carry the game, beginning at 5 p.m.

American League lineup:

Derek Jeter (NYY), SS
Mike Trout (LAA), LF
Robinson Cano (SEA), 2B
Miguel Cabrera (DET), 1B
Jose Bautista (TOR), RF
Nelson Cruz (BAL), DH
Adam Jones (BAL), CF
Josh Donaldson (OAK), 3B
Salvador Perez (KC), C

Felix Hernandez (SEA), SP

National League lineup:

Andrew McCutchen (PIT), CF
Yasiel Puig (LAD), RF
Troy Tulowitzki (COL), SS
Paul Goldschmidt (ARI), 1B
Giancarlo Stanton (MIA), DH
Aramis Ramirez (MIL), 3B
Chase Utley (PHI), 2B
Jonathan Lucroy (MIL), C
Carlos Gomez (MIL), LF

Adam Wainwright (STL), SP

About the Author


Brady Henderson is the editor in chief of 710Sports.com and also assists in the website's Seahawks coverage. Brady joined 710Sports.com in 2010 after covering high school sports for The Seattle Times. A Seattle native, he attended O'Dea High School and has a degree in journalism from Western Washington University. Follow Brady: @BradyHenderson

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