2019 MLB All-Star Game rosters revealed: Full American and National League teams, starters, pitchers, reserves – CBS Sports

2019 MLB All-Star Game rosters revealed: Full American and National League teams, starters, pitchers, reserves – CBS Sports

These are your 2019 American League and National League All-Stars

The Major League Baseball All-Star Game is quickly approaching as the calendar flips to July. On Sunday, MLB revealed the full rosters for the 90th Midsummer Classic. The 2019 All-Star Game will take place Tuesday, July 9 at Progressive Field in Cleveland. The Home Run Derby is one day earlier (contestants here) and things officially get started Sunday, July 7 with the Futures Game (rosters here). 

Here are the full 2019 All-Star Game rosters. Be sure to refresh this page as replacement players are named in the coming days.

National League

Dodgers manager Dave Roberts will select a starting DH from the reserve players.

National League Reserves

C – Yasmani Grandal, Brewers

C – J.T. Realmuto, Phillies

1B – Josh Bell, Pirates

1B – Pete Alonso, Mets

2B – Jeff McNeil, Mets

2B – Mike Moustakas, Brewers

SS – Paul DeJong, Cardinals

SS – Trevor Story, Rockies

3B – Anthony Rendon, Nationals

3B – Kris Bryant, Cubs

OF – David Dahl, Rockies

OF – Charlie Blackmon, Rockies

National League Pitchers

SP – Mike Soroka, Braves

SP – Jacob deGrom, Mets

SP – Max Scherzer, Nationals

SP – Clayton Kershaw, Dodgers

SP – Hyun-jin Ryu, Dodgers

SP – Walker Buehler, Dodgers  

SP – Zack Greinke, Diamondbacks

SP – Luis Castillo, Reds

SP – Sandy Alcantara, Marlins

RP – Will Smith, Giants

RP – Kirby Yates, Padres

RP – Josh Hader, Brewers

American League 

American League Reserves

C – James McCann, White Sox

1B – Jose Abreu, White Sox

2B – Tommy La Stella, Angels

SS – Francisco Lindor, Indians

3B – Matt Chapman, Athletics

OF – Mookie Betts, Red Sox

OF – Austin Meadows, Rays

OF – Joey Gallo, Rangers

OF/2B – Whit Merrifield, Royals

DH – J.D. Martinez, Red Sox

DH – Daniel Vogelbach, Mariners

American League Pitchers

SP – Justin Verlander, Astros

SP – Gerrit Cole, Astros

SP – Lucas Giolito, White Sox

SP – Mike Minor, Rangers

SP – Jake Odorizzi, Twins

SP – Marcus Stroman, Blue Jays

SP – John Means, Orioles

SP – Charlie Morton, Rays

RP – Ryan Pressly, Astros

RP – Shane Greene, Tigers

RP – Brad Hand, Indians

RP – Aroldis Chapman, Yankees


  • There are 31 first-time All-Stars this time around, which is the most since 2016. It’s a testament to how much great, young talent continues to come into the league, sure, but there are several veterans making their first trip as well. 
  • How is this Anthony Rendon’s first All-Star Game? It’s remarkable but true. NL third base is often loaded and there aren’t that many roster spots to go around. Good for him. 
  • We’ll get to the snubs in a separate article, but the most mind-boggling to me is Jose Abreu over Luke Voit at first base. It would be understandable if the White Sox needed a rep, but they already had McCann and Giolito (both deservedly so). 
  • Expect Hand to be the closer for the AL, given that this game is taking place in Cleveland’s Progressive Field. 
  • The NL has several excellent candidates to DH, but it feels like it should be Bell or Alonso, right? 
  • How about Charlie Morton? Through his age-33 season, he had never made an All-Star team, but now he makes it two straight. 
  • The Astros have the most All-Stars at six — and none of them are named Jose Altuve. 
  • Dave Roberts will pick his starting pitcher and there are three of his own pitchers as options. 
  • Will Alex Cora pick Lucas Giolito? That would be quite a story. He had the worst ERA in baseball among qualified pitchers last year. To go from that to All-Star Game starter would be an amazing journey. 

CBS Sports HQ Daily Newsletter

Get the best highlights and stories – yeah, just the good stuff handpicked by our team to start your day.

Please check the opt-in box to acknowledge that you would like to subscribe.

Thanks for signing up!

Keep an eye on your inbox for the latest sports news.


There was an error processing your subscription.


Matt Snyder has been a baseball writer with CBS Sports since 2011. A member of the BBWAA, he’s now covered every World Series since 2010. The former Indiana University baseball player now lives on the…

Full Bio


  1. Wow, awesome weblog format! How lengthy have you been blogging for?
    you make blogging look easy. The whole glance of your website
    is magnificent, as well as the content!


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here