Alex Bregman sends awesome tweet after first All-Star Game nod

Feb 22 2018 Disney FL USA Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Kyle Wright during media day at Champions Stadium. Mandatory Credit Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports

All-Star Game Rosters Announced

The votes are in and Major League Baseball announced the rosters for the All-Star Game in D.C. this season.

The shortlist was made up of 9 position players decided by a fan vote, player's ballots decided 17 players - 9 position, 5 pitchers, 3 relievers and MLB Commissioner's office decided another 5 - 1 position, 4 pitchers.

After he was selected as an American League reserve behind starting third baseman Jose Ramirez, Bregman took to Twitter to express his excitement. Red Sox designated hitter J.D. Martinez was voted into the same role for the All-Star Game.

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Shaw's former players when he coached at UCLA - Brandon Crawford and Gerrit Cole - are back as members of the National League and American League rosters, respectively. The Atlanta Braves will also have two representatives starting the game: outfielder Nick Markakis and first baseman Freddie Freeman. Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals and Matt Kemp of the Los Angeles Dodgers round out the starting outfield along with the Braves' Markakis.

This is second All-Star Game but his first as a starter.

Nationals starter Max Scherzer highlights the starting pitchers for the National League, along Jacob deGrom of the New York Mets, Aaron Nola of the Philadelphia Phillies, Miles Mikolas of the St. Louis Cardinals, Jon Lester of the Chicago Cubs, Patrick Corbin of the Arizona Diamondbacks and the aforementioned Foltynewicz.

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