NEWS CENTER- David Ortiz was one of six Red Sox who were All-Star selections a year ago. Ortiz is once again an All-Star in 2012 and he's the only Sox player to achieve that feat.
Ortiz will once again start as the American League's designated hitter. This is his 8th time named to the squad. Meanwhile, four Yankees got the nod. Derek Jeter, Robinson Cano, and Curtis Granderson will join Ortiz in the starting lineup with CC Sabathia a part of the pitching staff. The All-Star game will be held July 10th in Kansas City.