For the second year in a row, Yadier Molina was voted in by fans to start for the National League behind the plate. First basemen Albert Pujols will be making his ninth appearance at the midsummer’s classic.
Pujols was the top vote getting for the NL roster, while Minnesota Twins catcher Joe Mauer led the voting for the AL roster. Royals closer Joakim Soria was added as a pitcher, making his second appearance in three years.
Chris Carpenter and Adam Wainwright made the NL pitching staff and Matt Holliday was added as an NL reserve.