NEW YORK (AP) -- Slugger Josh Hamilton led seven Texas players chosen for the All-Star game, while three San Francisco Giants rallied in the final week of fan voting to claim starting spots.
Washington fastballer Stephen Strasburg and Mets knuckleballer R.A. Dickey also were among the 66 players chosen Sunday for the All-Star game July 10 in Kansas City.
Atlanta veteran Chipper Jones, who plans to retire after this season, and Nationals teen Bryce Harper were left off -- for now, anyway. They are among five candidates for the last NL spot, with fans able to vote online through Thursday.
"I'm an old-timer, so I'd probably lean toward Chipper," NL manager Tony La Russa said on the TBS selection show.
Texas rookie pitcher Yu Darvish is among the AL choices for the final slot.
Hamilton drew a record total of more than 11 million votes to start in the AL outfield, along with Texas teammates Adrian Beltre at third base and Mike Napoli at catcher. A postseason star last year, Napoli has st...