2006 American League All-Star roster

Originally Published: July 3, 2006
ESPN.com

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STARTERS
POS PLAYER TEAM ALL-STAR GAME
C Ivan Rodriguez Detroit Tigers 13th
1B David Ortiz Boston Red Sox 3rd
2B Mark Loretta Boston Red Sox 2nd
SS Derek Jeter New York Yankees 7th
3B Alex Rodriguez New York Yankees 10th
OF *Manny Ramirez Boston Red Sox 10th
OF Vladimir Guerrero Los Angeles Angels 7th
OF Ichiro Suzuki Seattle Mariners 6th

PITCHERS
PLAYER TEAM HOW PICKED ALL-STAR GAME
Mark Buehrle Chicago White Sox Manager 3rd
**Jose Contreras Chicago White Sox Players 1st
Roy Halladay Toronto Blue Jays Players 4th
Bobby Jenks Chicago White Sox Manager 1st
Scott Kazmir Tampa Bay Devil Rays Players 1st
Francisco Liriano Minnesota Twins Replacement 1st
Jonathan Papelbon Boston Red Sox Players 1st
Mark Redman Kansas City Royals Manager 1st
Mariano Rivera New York Yankees Players 8th
Kenny Rogers Detroit Tigers Players 4th
B.J. Ryan Toronto Blue Jays Players 2nd
Johan Santana Minnesota Twins Players 2nd
Barry Zito Oakland A's Manager 3rd

RESERVES
POS PLAYER TEAM HOW PICKED #
C Joe Mauer Minnesota Twins Players 1st
C A.J. Pierzynski Chicago White Sox Final vote 2nd
1B Paul Konerko Chicago White Sox Manager 3rd
1B Jim Thome Chicago White Sox Players 5th
2B *Robinson Cano New York Yankees Players 1st
2B Jose Lopez Seattle Mariners Replacement 1st
SS Michael Young Texas Rangers Players 3rd
SS Miguel Tejada Baltimore Orioles Manager 4th
3B Troy Glaus Toronto Blue Jays Players 4th
OF Jermaine Dye Chicago White Sox Players 2nd
OF Gary Matthews Jr. Texas Rangers Replacement 1st
OF Magglio Ordonez Detroit Tigers Replacement 4th
OF *Alex Rios Toronto Blue Jays Players 1st
OF Grady Sizemore Cleveland Indians Manager 1st
OF Vernon Wells Toronto Blue Jays Players 2nd
* -- unable to play due to injury
** -- attending, but will not play

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