Outfielder J.D. Martinez, starting pitcher David Price, and shortstop Jose Iglesias were all chosen to represent the Tigers in Cincinnati on July 14.
Detroit Tigers outfielder J.D. Martinez has been named the American League Player of the Week for the period ending July 5th.
Krauss, who was designated for assignment by the Rays over the weekend, has also spent time with the Los Angeles Angels and Houston Astros in his three-year career.
Avila made the day’s most spectacular defensive play, diving into the crowd far down the right-field line to retire Russell Martin in the fourth inning.
Elected officials from both sides of the aisle in Michigan and a variety of sports teams in Detroit took to Twitter to celebrate the U.S. Women’s National Team’s World Cup victory.
The All-Star Game will have a Kansas City flavor, just not as much as it appeared last month.
At least two elected starters will miss the game because of injuries: Miami outfielder Giancarlo Stanton broke a hand on June 26 and Detroit first baseman Miguel Cabrera hurt his left calf Friday.
Detroit reached the midpoint of the season at 41-40, its poorest record since a 39-42 mark for the first half in 2012.
The Tigers scored four times in the first, showing they can still hit a little without their two-time AL MVP.
On Saturday, catcher Alex Avila — fresh off the disabled list — was asked to make his major league debut at first base.