Matt Kemp voted to start All-Star Game

Updated: July 4, 2011, 2:32 AM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp, who rode a late voting surge to take a spot as a starter, and left-hander Clayton Kershaw, who was chosen on the players' ballot, were named to the National League All-Star team on Sunday.

Meanwhile, Dodgers right fielder Andre Ethier, who was an All-Star last year, is one of five players on the NL "final-vote" ballot. Fans can elect one of those players in balloting that runs through Thursday.

Kemp, who is in the midst ...

Read full story


You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?


  • The Missing Piece?
    Ryan Kesler might be a little prickly, but it's exactly what the Ducks need as Game 7 against the Hawks looms.