Mitch Moreland makes AL All-Star team

The Amory native will make is first all-star game appearance.

Posted: Jul 8, 2018 11:57 PM

UNDATED (WTVA) - Amory native Mitch Moreland is a Major League Baseball All-Star for the first time in his nine-year career.

The 32-year-old former MSU Diamond Dawg was selected by the player vote, and will be a reserve first baseman for the AL squad.

Moreland is one of five Red Sox selected to the AL All-Star team.

Andrew Benintendi could make it six Sox if he wins the final vote.

Moreland is hitting .288 with eleven home runs and 43 RBI.

The All-Star game will be played in Washington, D.C. on July 17.

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