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My AL All-Star Team

Yesterday, I put my 2005 NL All-Stars out for all to see. Today, I do the same - but with the American Leaguers. Same criteria, etc., etc.

Actually, this list still needs some tweaking, but I'm getting close...

Starters
Pitcher: Roy Halladay, Blue Jays
Catcher: Jason Varitek, Red Sox
First Base: Mark Teixeira, Rangers
Second Base: Brian Roberts, Orioles
Third Base: ARod.com, Yankees
Shortstop: Miguel Tejada, Orioles
Left Field: Manny Ramirez, Red Sox
Center Field: Grady Sizemore, Indians - mostly because I have a problem with Johnny Damon
Right Field: Gary Sheffield, Yankees
Designated Hitter: David Ortiz, Red Sox

Bench
Jorge Posada, Yankees (C)
Paul Konerko, White Sox (1B)
Mike Sweeney, Royals (1B)
Alfonso Soriano, Rangers (2B)
Derek Jeter, Yankees (SS) - I just want to look at his eyes
Michael Young, Rangers (SS)
Vladimir Guerrero, Angels (RF)
Ichiro, Mariners (RF)
Damon Hollins, Rays (OF)
Brandon Inge, Tigers (3B)

Bullpen
Mark Buerhle, White Sox
Jon Garland, White Sox
Kenny Rogers, Rangers
Johan Santana-dana, Twinkies
Bart Colon, Halos
Jason Johnson, Tigers
Bob Wickman, Indians
Eddie Guardado, Mariners
Dustin Hermanson, White Sox
Mariano Rivera, Yankees
Francisco Rodriguez, Angels
Huston Street, Athletics

Unfortunate Omissions
Hideki Matsui, Yankees (OF)
Ivan Rodriguez, Tigers (C)
Chone Figgins, Angels (UT)
Melvin Mora, Orioles (3B)
Raul Ibanez, Mariners (DH)