David Ortiz Batting Sixth For AL All-Star Team

BOSTON (CBS) — Baseball’s stars will be at Citi Field on Tuesday night, and Red Sox slugger David Ortiz will be right in the heart of the American League’s order.

The batting orders for the American League and National League were announced Monday, with Ortiz slotted batting sixth for the AL.

Tuesday night’s Midsummer Classic will mark Ortiz’s ninth time in the All-Star Game, and it comes less than a week after he set the mark for most hits ever by a designated hitter. He already held the records for the most most home runs, doubles, runs scored, and RBIs by a DH.

The full starting lineup for the AL is as follows:

1. Mike Trout, LAA, LF
2. Robinson Cano, NYY, 2B
3. Miguel Cabrera, DET, 3B
4. Chris Davis, BAL, 1B
5. Jose Bautista, TOR, RF
6. David Ortiz, BOS, DH
7. Adam Jones, BAL, CF
8. Joe Mauer, MIN, C
9. J.J. Hardy, BAL, SS

The National League lineup is:

1. Brandon Phillips, CIN, 2B
2. Carlos Beltran, STL, RF
3. Joey Votta, CIN, 1B
4. David Wright, NYM, 3B
5. Carlos Gonzalez, COL, LF
6. Yadier Molina, STL, C
7. Troy Tulowitzki, COL, SS
8. Michael Cuddyer, COL, DH
9. Bryce Harper, WAS, CF

Matt Harvey will be the NL’s starting pitcher in his home ballpark, opposed by Detroit’s Max Scherzer for the AL.

Other Red Sox on the All-Star team are Dustin Pedroia, who is likely to play at second base, and Clay Buchholz, who is injured.


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