CLEVELAND, Ohio (WKBN) – Indians’ First Baseman Carlos Santana won the vote in the 2019 Google All-Star Starters Election.
Santana picked up 49.2% of the vote.
That means he will start at first base for the American League in the 2019 Major League Baseball All- Star Game on Tuesday July 9th at Progressive Field.
Santana has never been named to an All-Star roster in his ten-year Major League career. He is the first Cleveland Indians’ first baseman to start an All-Star game since Jim Thome back in 1999.
After being reacquired by the Indians during the offseason, Santana is currently batting .290 with a team-high 18 homers and 48 RBI’s.