Found July 06, 2013 on Fox Sports Detroit:
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Max Scherzer, the Detroit Tigers undefeated pitcher, has been named an All-Star for the first time in his career and third baseman Miguel Cabrera was voted in as a starter for the first time. They are two of six Tigers, the most for Detroit since 1985, who were announced Saturday to the American League team for the July 16 midsummer classic. Joining Scherzer and Cabrera will be Prince Fielder (reserve first baseman), Jhonny Peralta (reserve shortstop) and Torii Hunter (reserve outfielder), along with pitcher Justin Verlander. "That tells me that I'm still doing good work," the 37-year-old Hunter said after being told of his selection by FOX Sports Detroit's Mickey York. "At my age, this could be my last All-Star Game, so I'm going to certainly enjoy this one." A seventh Tiger, reliever Joaquin Benoit, also could be added to the A.L. squad. Benoit is one of five candidates in the Final Vote promotion, where fans pick the last player added to each t...
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