Baseball: All-American League West Division Team

D.A.Senior Writer IJuly 18, 2008

Catcher: Kurt Suzuki (Oak)
Suzuki leads AL West catchers with a .283 avergae and 91 hits. He also has 27 RBI and a .712 OPS.

First Base: Casey Kotchman (LAA)
Kotchman leads AL West first basemen with a .284 average, 9 HR, 45 RBI, 95 hits, and .756 OPS.

Second Base: Ian Kinsler (Tex)
Kinsler leads AL West second basemen with a .333 average, 134 hits, 14 HR, 58 RBI, and .936 OPS.

Shortstop: Michael Young (Tex)
Young leads AL West shortstops with a .302 average, 119 hits, 7 HR, 52 RBI, and .778 OPS.

Third Base: Adrian Beltre (Sea)
Beltre leads AL West third basemen with 93 hits, 16 HR, and 43 RBI. He's batting .262 with a .777 OPS.

Outfield: Josh Hamilton (Tex)
Hamilton leads AL West outfielders with 21 HR, 95 RBI, .307 average, and .910 OPS.

Outfield: Ichiro Suzuki (Sea)
Ichiro leads AL West outfielders with 121 hits. He also is batting .306 with three stolen bases.

Outfield: Vladimir Guerrero (LAA)
Guerrero is batting .288  with an .833 OPS, 15 HR, and 51 RBI.

Designated Hitter: Milton Bradley (Tex)
Bradley leads AL West designated hitters with 19 HR, 57 RBI, .316 average, and 1.047 OPS.

Starting Pitcher: Justin Duchscherer (Oak)
Duchscherer leads AL West starters with a 1.82 ERA, 0.87 WHIP, and .186 BAA. He has 10 wins.

Starting Pitcher: John Lackey (LAA)
Lackey has a 2.58 ERA, 1.06 WHIP, .238 BAA, and a 7-2 record.

Starting Pitcher: Joe Saunders (LAA)
Saunders leads AL West pitchers with 12 wins. He also has a 3.07 ERA and 1.13 WHIP.

Starting Pitcher: Ervin Santana (LAA)
Santana leads AL West pitchers with 122 strikeouts. He has 11 wins, 1.12 WHIP, and a 3.34 ERA.

Starting Pitcher: Felix Hernandez (Sea)
Hernandez has 109 strikeouts, seven wins, a 2.95 ERA, and a 1.23 WHIP.

Closer: Francisco Rodriguez (LAA)
K-Rod has a league leading 38 saves. He also has a 2.36 ERA, 1.26 WHIP, and .182 BAA.

Batting Order:

1. Ichiro Suzuki
2. Ian Kinsler
3. Josh Hamilton
4. Vladimir Guerrero
5. Milton Bradley
6. Adrian Beltre
7. Michael Young
8. Casey Kotchman
9. Kurt Suzuki