Ortiz was the one of three members of the Red Sox named to the American League squad on Saturday for the mid-summer classic in New York.
This will be Ortiz’s fourth straight All-Star game, and marks the seventh time he has made the team as a starter. Ortiz, 37, received 6,226,301 votes through the fan ballot, the fifth-most among AL players.
Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia and starting pitcher Clay Buchholz were also named as All-Stars on Saturday night. Buchholz, who is injured, is unlikely to play in the game "
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