Astros' Jose Altuve tops everyone with 4.84 million All-Star votes

Astros' Jose Altuve tops everyone with 4.84 million All-Star votes

Altuve received more fan votes than any other player on the Major League Baseball All-Star ballot and will be joined by four fellow Astros in the All-Star Game.

Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve goes to bat during a game earlier this year.

In 2015, Harvard-Westlake (Calif.) assistant baseball coach P.C. Shaw broke through by having three of his former star pupils selected to a single MLB All-Star Game.

Houston will send Jose Altuve, Alex Bregman, Gerrit Cole, George Springer and Justin Verlander to the nation's capital.

Fans still have a say in who gets the final roster spot for both the American and National league and there could be some last minute changes on account of injuries or players opting not to play. Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman and outfielder Nick Markakis were voted in as starters and will be joined by teammates Mike Foltynewicz and Ozzie Albies.

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The National League's starting roster also includes hometown selection Bryce Harper in an outfield that also includes Matt Kemp of the Los Angeles Dodgers and Markakis.

The American League starting team has a great line-up which include Mookie Betts, J.D.

This is second All-Star Game but his first as a starter. The team will be managed by Dave Roberts who is the manager for the Los Angles Dodgers.

Players can choose not to participate in the All-Star game for various reasons, such as if they are injured or pitched in a regular season game in the days before.

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