Trip to St. Louis: Predicting the AL All-Star Starters

Jerry FrasierContributor IApril 6, 2009

Trip to St. Louis: Predicting the AL All-Star Starters

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    ST. LOUIS, MO - SEPTEMBER 25: Adam Dunn #32 of the Arizona Diamondbacks rounds the bases after hitting a solo home run against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium on September 25, 2008 in St. Louis, Missouri. The Cardinals beat the Diamondbacks 12-3.

Catcher: Joe Mauer

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    SEATTLE - APRIL 19: Joe Mauer #7 of the Minnesota Twins stands ready at bat during the game against the Seattle Mariners on April 19, 2007 at Safeco Field in Seattle, Washington. The Twins defeated the Mariners 6-5. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

First Base: Mark Teixiera

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    NEW YORK - APRIL 04:  Mark Teixeira #25 of the New York Yankees celebrates a home run with teammate Hideki Matsui #55 against the Chicago Cubs during their game on April 4, 2009 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City.  (Photo by Nick Laha

Second Base: Ian Kinsler

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    SURPRISE, AZ - MARCH 05:  Ian Kinsler #5 of the Texas Rangers tags out David Eckstein #3 of the San Diego Padres as he attempts to steal second base during the spring training game at Surprise Stadium on March 5, 2009 in Surprise, Arizona.  The Rangers de

Third Base: Evan Longoria

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    PHILADELPHIA - APRIL 4: First baseman Carlos Pena #23 of the Tampa Bay Rays gets congratulated by teammates left fielder Carl Crawford #13 and third baseman Evan Longoria #3 after hitting a 3 run home-run in the top of the first inning during the game aga

Short Stop: Jhonny Peralta

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    GOODYEAR , AZ - MARCH 06:  Jhonny Peralta #2 of the Cleveland Indians bats against the Milwaukee Brewers during the spring training game at Goodyear Ballpark on March 6, 2009 in Goodyear, Arizona. The Brewers defeated the Indians 17-7.  (Photo by Christia

Left Field: Jason Bay

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    BOSTON - OCTOBER 16:  Jason Bay #44 of the Boston Red Sox congratulates teammate J.D. Drew #7  after Drew hit a 2 run home run against the Tampa Bay Rays in the eighth inning of game five of the American League Championship Series during the 2008 MLB play

Center Field: Grady Sizemore

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    PHOENIX, AZ - MARCH 08:  Grady Sizemore #24 of the Cleveland Indians bats against the Oakland Athletics during the spring training game at Phoenix Municipal Stadium on March 8, 2009 in Phoenix, Arizona.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Right Field: Matt Holliday

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    TEMPE, AZ - MARCH 08:  Matt Holliday #5 of the Oakland Athletics bats against the Cleveland Indians during the spring training game at Phoenix Municipal Stadium on March 8, 2009 in Tempe, Arizona. The A's defeated the Indians 8-5.  (Photo by Christian Pet

Starting Pitcher: CC Sabathia

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    TAMPA, FL - APRIL 01:  Pitcher CC Sabathia #52 of the New York Yankees starts against the Philadelphia Phillies at George Steinbrenner Field April 1, 2009 in Tampa, Florida.  (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Closer: Mariano Rivera

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    NEW YORK - APRIL 03:  Mariano Rivera #42 of the New York Yankees pitches against the Chicago Cubs at Yankee Stadium on April 3, 2009 in the Bronx borough of New York City. Today's exhibition game is the first game to played in the new Yankee Stadium.  (Ph