Scheppers could be fourth
Arlington, Tx (Texas Rangers Media Release) — The Texas Rangers today had three players selected to play for the American League in the 2013 Major League Baseball All-Star Game, which will take place on Tuesday, July 16 at Citi Field in New York.
The complete American and National League teams were announced today by Major League Baseball.
All three Rangers were selected by vote of the league’s players, managers, and coaches: outfielder Nelson Cruz and right-handed pitcher Yu Darvish and Joe Nathan.
In addition, right-handed pitcher Tanner Scheppers was named as one of five pitchers in contention for the 34th and final spot on the American League team.
That All-Star will be selected in on-line fan balloting in the 2013 All-Star Game MLB.com Final Vote sponsored by freecreditscore.com (#FinalVote) on texasrangers.com and mlb.com that begins at 6:00 p.m. CT today and concludes on Thursday, July 11 at 3:00 p.m. CT.