Former Cincinnati Reds ace Johnny Cueto to start All-Star Game

Cueto, who the Reds traded to the Kansas City Royals last July and who signed with the San Francisco Giants in the offseason, is making his second All-Star appearance. He was an All-Star for the Reds in 2014 and just missed making the team last year, losing out in the Final Vote to Cardinals pitcher Carlos Martinez.

Cueto is 13-1 with a 2.47 ERA in 18 starts with the Giants. He leads the NL in victories.

The NL’s starting lineup is: Ben Zobrist, Cubs, 2B; Bryce Harper, Nationals, RF; Kris Bryant, Cubs, 3B; Wil Myers, Padres, DH; Buster Posey, Giants, C; Anthony Rizzo, Cubs, 1B; Marcell Ozuna, Marlins, CF; Carlos Gonzalez, Rockies, LF; and Addison Russell, Cubs, SS.

Chris Sale, of the White Sox, will start for the American League. The AL starting lineup is: Jose Altuve, Astros, 2B; Mike Trout, Angels, CF; Manny Machado, Orioles, 3B; David Ortiz, Red Sox, DH; Xander Bogaerts, Red Sox, SS; Eric Hosmer, Royals, 1B; Mookie Betts, Red Sox, RF; Salvador Perez, Royals, C; and Jackie Bradley Jr., Red Sox, LF.

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