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2013 MLB All Stars: American League

Here is a look at the 2013 American League MLB All-Star roster and where each player came from.

C: Joe Mauer, Twins: First round pick, Twins, 2001, Minnesota high school
1B: Chris Davis, Orioles: Fifth round pick, Rangers, 2006, Navarro Junior College
2B: Robinson Cano, Yankees:
Free agent, Yankees, 2001, Dominican Republic
SS: J.J. Hardy, Orioles: Second round pick, Brewers, 2001, Arizona high school
3B: Miguel Cabrera, Tigers: Free agent, Marlins, 1999, Venezuela
OF: Mike Trout, Angels: First round pick, Angels, 2009, New Jersey high school
OF: Adam Jones, Orioles: Supplemental first round pick, Mariners, 2003, California high school
OF: Jose Bautista, Blue Jays: 20th round pick, Pirates, 2000, Chipola Junior College
DH: David Ortiz, Red Sox: Free agent, Mariners,1992, Dominican Republic

Pitchers
RHP: Grant Balfour, Athletics:
Free agent, Twins, 1997, Australia
RHP: Clay Buchholz, Red Sox: Supplemental first round, Red Sox, 2005, Angelina Junior College
LHP: Brett Cecil, Blue Jays: Supplemental first round, Blue Jays, 2007, University of Maryland
RHP: Bartolo Colon, Athletics: Free agent, Indians, 1993, Dominican Republic
RHP: Jesse Crain, White Sox: Second round, Twins, 2002, University of Houston
RHP: Yu Darvish, Rangers: Free agent, Rangers, 2012, Japan
RHP: Steve Delabar, Blue Jays: 29th round, Padres, 2003, Volunteer State Community College
RHP: Felix Hernandez, Mariners: Free agent, Mariners, 2002, Venezuela
RHP: Greg Holland, Royals: 10th round, Royals, 2007, Western Carolina University
RHP: Hisashi Iwakuma, Mariners: Free agent, Mariners, 2012, Japan
RHP: Justin Masterson, Indians: Second round, Red Sox, 2006, San Diego State University
RHP: Matt Moore, Rays: Eighth round, Rays, 2007, New Mexico high school
RHP: Joe Nathan, Rangers: Sixth round, Giants, 1995, Stony Brook University
LHP: Glen Perkins, Twins: First round, Twins, 2004, University of Minnesota
RHP: Mariano Rivera, Yankees: Free agent, Yankees, 1990, Panama
LHP: Chris Sale, White Sox: First round, White Sox, 2010, Florida Gulf Coast University
RHP: Max Scherzer, Tigers: First round, Diamondbacks, 2006, University of Missouri
RHP: Chris Tillman, Orioles: Second round, Mariners, 2006, California high school
RHP: Justin Verlander, Tigers: First round, Tigers, 2004, Old Dominion

Reserves
C: Jason Castro, Astros: First round, Astros, 2008, Stanford University
C: Salvador Perez, Royals: Free agent, Royals, 2007, Venezuela
1B: Prince Fielder, Tigers: First round, Brewers, 2002, Florida high school
2B: Jason Kipnis, Indians: Second round, Indians, 2009, Arizona State University
2B: Dustin Pedroia, Red Sox: Second round, Red Sox, 2004, Arizona State University
2B: Ben Zobrist, Rays: Sixth round, Astros, 2004, Dallas Baptist University
SS: Jhonny Peralta: Tigers: Free agent, Indians, 1999, Dominican Republic
3B: Manny Machado, Orioles: First round, Orioles, 2010, Florida high school
OF: Nelson Cruz, Rangers: Free agent, Mets, 1998, Dominican Republic
OF: Alex Gordon, Royals: First round, Royals, 2005, University of Nebraska
OF: Torii Hunter, Tigers: First round, Twins, 1993, Arkansas high school
DH: Edwin Encarnacion, Blue Jays: Ninth round, Rangers, 2000, Puerto Rico high school

40 Players:
Twenty eight (70%) of the 40 2013 American League All Stars were selected in the draft. The breakdown:

FIRST ROUND OR SUPPLEMENTAL PICKS: 14 (35%)
SECOND ROUND PICKS: 6 (15%)
ROUNDS THREE THROUGH NINE: 5 (12.5%)
ROUND 10 OR LATER 3 (7.5%)


NORTH AMERICAN HIGH SCHOOLS: 10 (25%) (Arizona 1, Arkansas 1, California 2, Florida 2, Minnesota 1, New Mexico 1, New Jersey 1, Puerto Rico 1)
TWO YEAR COLLEGES: 4 (10%)
FOUR YEAR COLLEGE : 14 (35%)

INTERNATIONAL FREE AGENTS: 12 (30%)

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC : 5
VENEZUELA: 3
JAPAN: 2
AUSTRALIA: 1
PANAMA: 1