WEEKS TO LEAD OFF FOR NATIONAL LEAGUE
Monday, July 11th, 2011 -- 1:27 pm
Posted by Larry Hoeser, Sports Director
The NL batting order has Milwaukee's Rickie Weeks leading off and playing second base, followed by designated hitter Carlos Beltran of the Mets, Dodgers center fielder Matt Kemp, Milwaukee first baseman Prince Fielder, Atlanta catcher Brian McCann, St. Louis right fielder Lance Berkman, Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday, Colorado shortstop Troy Tulowitzki and Cincinnati third baseman Scott Rolen.
The AL has Yankees center fielder Curtis Granderson leading off, followed by Cleveland shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera, Boston first baseman Adrian Gonzalez, Toronto right fielder Jose Bautista, Texas left fielder Josh Hamilton, Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre, Boston designated hitter David Ortiz, Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano and Detroit catcher Alex Avila.
Philadelphia Phillies right-hander Roy Halladay will start for the National League in
Tuesday night's All-Star Game against the Los Angeles Angels' Jered Weaver. Halladay is 11-3 with a 2.45 ERA, while Weaver is 11-4 with a 1.86 ERA.