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Joey Votto and Brandon Phillips Selected as Starters for 2013 MLB All-Star Game; Aroldis Chapman Named to Pitching Staff

July 6th, 2013 at 6:50 PM
By Cody Dalga

It was just announced that both Joey Votto and Brandon Phillips were named starters for the 2013 MLB All-Star Game at Citi Field in New York.

It is Votto's fourth all-star selection. On the season Votto is batting .325 with 15 home runs and 40 runs batted in. He has also drawn 60 walks on the year. 

Brandon Phillips is making his 3rd appearance in the mid-summer classic. He is batting .266 with 12 home runs and 63 RBIs. 

Aroldis Chapman was also selected. He is making his second appearance (2012). He is 3-3 on the year with a 2.57 ERA and 20 saves. 

The All-Star Game is scheduled for Tuesday, July 16. 

Tags: Baseball, brandon phillips, Cincinnati, Cincinnati Reds, Joey Votto, MLB

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