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Twins Send Perkins and Suzuki to All-Star Game at Target Field

Updated: 07/06/2014 10:54 PM
Created: 07/06/2014 6:58 PM KSTP.com

Relief pitcher Glen Perkins and catcher Kurt Suzuki will represent the Minnesota Twins at the 2014 MLB All-Star Game at Target Field.

It's Suzuki's first time making an All-Star team. He's hitting .306 for the Twins this season and has 18 doubles along with 34 RBI. 

Perkins will pitch for the AL squad for the second straight year. The Stillwater native and former Gopher has 20 saves.

Twins manager Ron Gardenhire will also be a part of the festivities in Minneapolis. He's on the American League's coaching staff.

The All-Star Game is Tuesday, July 15 at Target Field.

**Click video above to hear Kurt Suzuki talk about making his 1st All-Star Game***

Full All-Star Rosters:

American League Starters:

C: Salvador Perez, Royals
1B: Miguel Cabrera, Tigers
2B: Robinson Cano, Mariners
SS: Derek Jeter, Yankees
3B: Josh Donaldson, A's
OF: Jose Bautista, Blue Jays
OF: Mike Trout, Angels
OF: Adam Jones, Orioles
DH: Nelson Cruz, Orioles

Pitchers
RHP: Dellin Betances, Yankees
LHP: Mark Buehrle, Blue Jays
RHP: Yu Darvish, Rangers
LHP: Sean Doolittle, A's
RHP: Felix Hernandez, Mariners
RHP: Greg Holland, Royals
LHP: Scott Kazmir, A's
LHP: Jon Lester, Red Sox
LHP: Glen Perkins, Twins
LHP: David Price, Rays
RHP: Max Scherzer, Tigers
RHP: Masahiro Tanaka, Yankees

Reserves
C: Derek Norris, A's
C: Matt Wieters, Orioles
C: Kurt Suzuki, Twins
1B: Jose Abreu, White Sox
1B: Brandon Moss, A's
2B: Jose Altuve, Astros
3B: Adrian Beltre, Rangers
SS: Alexei Ramirez, White Sox
OF: Michael Brantley, Indians
OF: Yoenis Cespedes, A's
OF: Alex Gordon, Royals
DH: Edwin Encarnacion, Blue Jays
DH: Victor Martinez, Tigers

Final Vote candidates
LHP: Dallas Keuchel, Astros
RHP: Corey Kluber, Indians
RHP: Rick Porcello, Tigers
RHP: Garrett Richards, Angels
LHP: Chris Sale, White Sox

National League Starters:

C: Yadier Molina, Cardinals
1B: Paul Goldschmidt, D-backs
2B: Chase Utley, Phillies
SS: Troy Tulowitzki, Rockies
3B: Aramis Ramirez, Brewers
OF: Andrew McCutchen, Pirates
OF: Carlos Gomez, Brewers
OF: Yasiel Puig, Dodgers

Pitchers
LHP: Madison Bumgarner, Giants
LHP: Aroldis Chapman, Reds
RHP: Johnny Cueto, Reds
RHP: Zack Greinke, Dodgers
LHP: Clayton Kershaw, Dodgers
RHP: Craig Kimbrel, Braves
RHP: Pat Neshek, Cardinals
RHP: Francisco Rodriguez, Brewers
RHP: Tyson Ross, Padres
RHP: Jeff Samardzija, Cubs/A's
RHP: Julio Teheran, Braves
RHP: Adam Wainwright, Cardinals
LHP: Tony Watson, Pirates
RHP: Jordan Zimmermann, Nationals

Reserves
C: Jonathan Lucroy, Brewers
C: Devin Mesoraco, Reds
1B: Freddie Freeman, Braves
2B: Dee Gordon, Dodgers
2B: Daniel Murphy, Mets
SS: Starlin Castro, Cubs
3B: Matt Carpenter, Cardinals
3B: Todd Frazier, Reds
OF: Charlie Blackmon, Rockies
OF: Josh Harrison, Pirates
OF: Hunter Pence, Giants
OF: Giancarlo Stanton, Marlins

Final Vote candidates
1B: Justin Morneau, Rockies
2B: Anthony Rendon, Nationals
1B: Anthony Rizzo, Cubs
3B: Casey McGehee, Marlins
OF: Justin Upton, Braves


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