New York (AFP) – Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred Albert Boyles and Miggy Miguel Cabrera joined the All-Star Team on Friday under the terms of a new employment contract for the championship roster.
Pujols 2 was named All-Star for the 11th time and first since 2015. Cabrera, 39, was named for the 12th and first time since 2016.
The Puyols returned to St. Louis Cardinals in March and accepted a one-year, $ 2.5 million contract with the team he initially played with. NL MVP in 2005, 2008 and 2009, the Dominican star played for the Cardinal from 2001 to 2011 before signing a 10-year, $ 20 million contract with the Los Angeles Angels. He will spend most of 2021 with the Los Angeles Dodgers.
He is the .296 hitter of his career and ranks fifth with 683 Homer behind Barry Bonds (762), Hank Aaron (755), Babe Ruth (71) and Alex Rodriguez (696). Pujols’ 2,168 drives were third behind Aaron (2,297) and Ruth (2,21).
Pujols is at 0.200 in 125 slaughterhouses this season with homers and 18 RBIs. In March he said he plans to retire at the end of the season.
Originally from Venezuela, Cabrera began his major league career in the Florida Marlins in 2003 and was traded to Detroit after the 2007 season with Andrew Miller, Dallas Trahern, Burke Badenhop, Frankie de la Cruz, and outfielder Cameron Maybin pitcher Dontrelle Willis.
Cabrera’s career average is 310, with 505 home runs and 1,835 RBIs. He hit 308 with 3 home runs and 31 RBIs in 2022. This is the ninth season of a 10-year, $ 292 million contract.
New York Yankees-Outfielder Aaron Judge and Atlanta-Outfielder Ronald Acuña Jr. Selected to start and stay at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles on July 19th starters among position players were to be announced later Friday.
According to the March 10 agreement that ended the break, Manfred “has the right to add players of his choice to the staff of each league in recognition of the professional performance of each player. If special circumstances so they justify, the commissioner can demand that each selection has more than one player. of the league to act “.
Both Pujols and Cabrera exceeded the limit of 32 players in each All-Star squad.