American League All-Star Starter Leading Candidates

James HulkaAnalyst IJune 8, 2009

American League All-Star Starter Leading Candidates

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    BRONX, NY - JULY 14:  (L-R) Derek Jeter of the New York Yankees, Dustin Pedroia, Terry Francona and an unidentified member of the Boston Red Sox speak in the outfield during batting practice for the 2008 MLB All-Star game at Yankee Stadium on July 14, 200

First Base

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    MINNEAPOLIS - MARCH 31: First basemanJustin Morneau #33 of the Minnesota Twins stands with Chone Figgins #9 the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim during the Opening Day game on March 31, 2008 at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Pho

Second Base

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    OAKLAND, CA - MAY 10:  Aaron Hill #2 of the Toronto Blue Jays bats against the Oakland Athletics during a Major League Baseball game on May 10, 2009 at the Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Shortstop

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    ST. PETERSBURG, FL - MAY 3: Shortstop Jason Bartlett #8 of the Tampa Bay Rays breaks a bat against the Boston Red Sox May 3, 2009 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Third Base

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    ST. PETERSBURG, FL - APRIL 19: Infielder Evan Longoria #3 of the Tampa Bay Rays sets to bat against the Chicago White Sox April 19, 2009 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Left Field

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    NEW YORK - MAY 05:  Jason Bay #44 of the Boston Red Sox bats against the New York Yankees on May 5, 2009 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City. The Red Sox defeated the Yankees 7-3.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Catcher

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    NEW YORK - MAY 17:  Joe Mauer #7 of the Minnesota Twins leads off second base against the New York Yankees on May 17, 2009 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City. The Yankees defeated the Twins 3-2 in ten innings.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/G

Center Field

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    BALTIMORE - MAY 09:  Adam Jones #10 of the Baltimore Orioles is congratulated by Nick Markakis #21 after hitting a home run in the eighth inning against the New York Yankees at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on May 9, 2009 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by

Right Field

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    NEW YORK - JUNE 04:  Nelson Cruz #17 of the Texas Rangers at bat against the New York Yankees during their game on June 4, 2009 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City.  (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Designated Hitter

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    TORONTO - APRIL 6:  Adam Lind #26 of the Toronto Blue Jays swings at the pitch during the Opening Day game against the Detroit Tigers at the Rogers Centre on April 6, 2009 in Toronto, Ontario. (Photo by: Dave Sandford/Getty Images)

Starting Pitcher

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    ANAHEIM, CA - MAY 6:  Roy Halladay #32 of the Toronto Blue Jays throws a pitch against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Angel Stadium May 6, 2009 in Anaheim, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
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