Twenty-Five USA Baseball Alumni Selected to 2023 MLB All-Star Game

Seven former Team USA players selected to AL and NL starting lineups

CARY, N.C. – Twenty-five USA Baseball alumni were selected for the 2023 MLB All-Star Game, which will take place at T-Mobile Park in Seattle tonight, Tuesday, July 11, at 8:00 p.m. ET.

The National League (NL) roster features 15 alums, and 10 American League (AL) players also have experience with USA Baseball.

Seven alumni were selected to the starting lineup, including four for the NL and three for the AL. Nolan Arenado (St. Louis Cardinals), Mookie Betts (Los Angeles Dodgers), Corbin Carroll (Arizona Diamondbacks**),** and Freddie Freeman (Los Angeles Dodgers) were all named to the NL starting lineup for Tuesday night. Josh Jung (Texas Rangers), Corey Seager (Texas Rangers), and Mike Trout (Los Angeles Angels) were voted into the starting lineup for the AL. Due to injury, however, Trout will not participate in the Midsummer Classic.

Twelve 2023 All-Stars have won a gold medal with the United States. The roster features players from seven different gold medal-winning teams, including two members of the 2017 World Baseball Classic team that won the organization’s first-ever championship at the event and eight players from the 2023 World Baseball Classic squad that earned silver this past March.

In total, 12 players competed for the Professional National Team, eight played for the Collegiate National Team, six suited up for the 18U National Team, four were members of the former 16U National Team, and one appeared on the 15U National Team.

The complete list of USA Baseball alumni named 2023 MLB All-Star Game rosters is as follows:

Name; MLB Team; USA Baseball National Team Program(s):

  • Pete Alonso; New York Mets; 2023 WBC
  • Nolan Arenado; St. Louis Cardinals; 2017, 2023 WBC
  • David Bednar; Pittsburgh Pirates; 2023 WBC
  • Mookie Betts; Los Angeles Dodgers; 2023 WBC
  • Corbin Carroll; Arizona Diamondbacks; 2018 18U
  • Nick Castellanos; Philadelphia Phillies; 2009 18U
  • Gerrit Cole; New York Yankees; 2009, 2010 Collegiate
  • Freddie Freeman; Los Angeles Dodgers; 2005 16U; 2006 18U
  • Kevin Gausman; Toronto Blue Jays; 2009 18U; 2011 Collegiate
  • Sonny Gray; Minnesota Twins; 2009, 2010 Collegiate
  • Josh Hader; San Diego Padres; 2015 Pro
  • Josh Jung; Texas Rangers; 2018 Collegiate
  • *Clayton Kershaw; Los Angeles Dodgers; 2005 18U
  • Craig Kimbrel; Philadelphia Phillies; 2013 WBC
  • Michael Lorenzen; Detroit Tigers; 2008 16U; 2010 18U; 2011, 2012 Collegiate
  • Matt Olson; Atlanta Braves; 2010 16U
  • Brent Rooker; Oakland Athletics; 2019 Pro
  • Adley Rutschman; Baltimore Orioles; 2018 Collegiate
  • Corey Seager; Texas Rangers; 2010 16U
  • Will Smith; Los Angeles Dodgers; 2023 WBC
  • *Marcus Stroman; Chicago Cubs; 2011 Collegiate; 2017 WBC
  • *Dansby Swanson; Chicago Cubs; 2014 Collegiate
  • *Mike Trout; Los Angeles Angels; 2010 Pro; 2023 WBC
  • Kyle Tucker; Houston Astros; 2012 15U; 2023 WBC
  • *Devin Williams; Milwaukee Brewers; 2023 WBC

*denotes All-Stars who are inactive