Tigers' Cabrera named Sporting News All-Star
Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera was named to the Sporting News’ American League All-Star team on Wednesday.
Cabrera, who hit .316 with 38 homers and 108 RBIs (4.9 WAR), beat out the Blue Jays' Edwin Encarnacion and White Sox Jose Abreu at the position.
The team was chosen by a panel of 29 American League executives prior to the postseason, according to the Sporting News.
Michael Fulmer was named the AL Rookie of the Year by the Sporting News earlier in the week.
Sporting News American League 2016 All-Star team
Catcher: Salvador Perez, Royals
First baseman: Miguel Cabrera, Tigers
Second baseman: Jose Altuve, Astros
Third baseman: Josh Donaldson, Blue Jays
Shortstop: Francisco Lindor, Indians
Outfield: Mike Trout, Angels
Outfield: Mookie Betts, Red Sox
Outfield: Jackie Bradley Jr., Red Sox
Designated hitter: David Ortiz, Red Sox
Starting pitcher: Corey Kluber, Indians
Relief pitcher: Zach Britton, Orioles