Additional players joining the Major League All-Stars for the 2023 season are starting to emerge.
Major League Baseball announced on the 5th (Korean time) that Pittsburgh Pirates right-hander David Bednar, Houston Astros outfielder Kyle Tucker, and Tampa Bay Rays infielder Wander Franco were selected as All-Stars.
They replace Clayton Kershaw (Dodgers), Aaron Judge (Yankees), and Mike Trout (Angels), who were unable to participate in the All-Star due to injury.
Bednar was honored with an All-Star appearance for the second year in a row. He has a 1.44 earned run average in 31 1/3 innings in 31 games this season. Out of 17 save opportunities, he made 16 of them, guarding the back door of the team.
With the addition of Bednar, Pittsburgh has two players following Mitch Keller to participate in the All-Stars.
Tucker was also called up to the All-Star two years in a row. He has a batting average of 0.295, an on-base percentage of 0.370, a slugging percentage of 0.487, 13 homers and 55 RBIs in 83 games this season.메이저도메인
He was set to represent the Astros alongside Framber Valdez and Yodan Alvarez heading into the Midsummer Classic.
For Franco, this is his first All-Star. As a result of his performance in 80 games with a batting average of 0.283, an on-base percentage of 0.343, a slugging percentage of 0.459, 9 homers and 42 RBIs, he received an invitation.
With his joining, the Rays will send a total of four players to the All-Stars, along with Yandy Diaz, Randy Arozarena and Shane Mcclanahan.