Yankees' Sanchez, LeMahieu Will Start In 2019 All-Star Game


Yankees GM Brian Cashman has looked like an absolute genius with the signing of DJ LeMahieu. The second baseman will be starting in the All-Star Game for the American League on July 9 and will be joined by catcher Gary Sanchez. 

The starters were voted in Thursday and the rest of the All-Star rosters will be announced on Sunday, June 30. Aaron Judge, Gio Urshela, Gleyber Torres and Luke Voit were also finalists at their positions in this year's new voting system. They still have the chance to make the team as reserves. 

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LeMahieu has been absolutely sensational so far this season. The infielder is hitting .336 with a .385 OBP with 12 homers and 54 RBIs. He's arguably been the best offseason signing by a team so far. The 30-year-old beat out Angels' Tommy La Stella and Astros' Jose Altuve for the second base spot. 

Sanchez gets the nod at catcher as he has returned to form this season after a down year in 2018. Sanchez is hitting .266 with 23 home runs and 52 RBIs. Sanchez beat out White Sox's James McCann and Astros' Robinson Chirinos at catcher. What has made Sanchez's year even more impressive is the fact he also missed a few weeks on the injured list with a calf strain. 

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