Diamondbacks Patrick Corbin, Paul Goldschmidt make 1st All-Star appearance

PHOENIX - Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Patrick Corbin and first baseman Paul Goldschmidt will make their first appearance in Tuesday's All-Star game, but neither was named starters for the National League team.

National League:

1.       2B Brandon Phillips, Reds

2.       RF Carlos Beltran, Cardinals

3.       1B Joey Votto, Reds

4.       3B David Wright, Mets

5.       LF Carlos Gonzalez, Rockies

6.       C Yadier Molina, Cardinals

7.       SS Troy Tulowitzki, Rockies

8.       DH Michael Cuddyer, Rockies

9.       CF Bryce Harper, Nationals

American League:

1.       LF Mike Trout, Angels

2.       2B Robinson Cano, Yankees

3.       3B Miguel Cabrera, Tigers

4.       1B Chris Davis, Orioles

5.       RF Jose Bautista, Blue Jays

6.       DH David Ortiz, Red Sox

7.       CF Adam Jones, Orioles

8.       C Joe Mauer, Twins

9.       SS J.J. Hardy, Orioles

Corbin, originally from Syracuse, received six tickets from Major League Baseball and plans to have his family and close friends fill the seats.

Goldschmidt just hopes the media frenzy and craziness of the game won't be too much for him.

After the All-Star break, the Diamondbacks head to San Francisco to face the Giants in a three-game series and then return home on the 22nd to take on the Chicago Cubs.

The Diamondbacks will start the second half of the season with a 2.5-game lead over the Dodgers.

Team, Record, Games Back

Diamondbacks, 50-45, --

Dodgers, 47-47, -2.5

Rockies, 46-50, -4.5

Giants, 43-51, -6.5

Padres, 42-54, -8.5

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