Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton named the starters for the 2022 All-Star Game

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Judge and Stanton will play alongside Mike Trout on the American League outfield at Dodger Stadium.

Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton will represent the Yankees later this month at the 2022 MLB All-Star Game in Los Angeles, starting in outfield.

Judge was already guaranteed a spot on the starting lineup as the top pick in the American League. Meanwhile, Stanton narrowly edged out Blue Jays outfielder George Springer in the second round of voting.

The Angels’ Mike Trout completes the American League starting field. This year marks Trout’s 10th All-Star selection.Judge will have his fourth appearance and Stanton his fifth.

Major League Baseball revealed the starters in both leagues Friday night on ESPN during the “2022 Chevrolet MLB All-Star Starters Reveal.”
While Trout has more Summer Classics under his belt this year than any other starter, Judge is still making history with his fourth offering in the last five seasons. The 30-year-old is just the eighth player in team history to win four All-Star fan votes, joining Hall of Famer Derek Jeter (9), Hall of Famer Dave Winfield (7), Alex Rodriguez (6) , Hall of Famer Wade Boggs (4), Robinson Cano (4), Hall of Famer Rickey Henderson (4), and Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson (4).

As Friday night’s game begins, Judge leads the league with 30 home runs in the season. He is the third Yankee to hit 30 homers before the All-Star Game; only Roger Maris (33 in 1961) and Alex Rodríguez (30 in 2007) have managed this feat.

This will be Stanton’s first ASG appearance in a Yankees uniform and will join Judge as the first pair of Yankees outfielders to win fan-voted starts together since Hall of Famers Winfield and Henderson in 1988.

These two won’t be the only Yankees in the All-Star Game either. Pitchers and reserves for both squads are determined by a combination of “Player Ballot” elections and Commissioner’s Office selections. Catcher Jose Trevino failed in phase two of this year’s voting against Blue Jays backup Alejandro Kirk, but he could make the team a backup. Pitchers Clay Holmes, Gerrit Cole, Nestor Cortes and more also earned a trip to Los Angeles.

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