Five Texas Rangers named to All-Star team

NEW YORK (AP) - Josh Hamilton and Vladimir Guerrero will both start in the 2010 All-Star game and at least three other Texas Rangers will join them in the American League dugout.

American League MVP Joe Mauer was announced as the top vote-getter by Major League Baseball on Sunday. He is joined by teammate and first baseman Justin Morneau on the American League's starting squad.

The other AL starters: Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano and shortstop Derek Jeter; Tampa Bay third baseman Evan Longoria; Texas
designated hitter Vladimir Guerrero; and Texas' Josh Hamilton, Seattle's Ichiro Suzuki and Tampa Bay's Carl Crawford in the outfield.

The Rangers will also send shortstop Elvis Andrus, second baseman Ian Kinsler, and rookie Neftali Feliz to Anaheim, and third baseman Michael Young is one of 5 AL players hoping to be voted into a final spot by the fans.

(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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