3 Astros pitchers named to AL All-Star team

Major League Baseball announced that three Astros pitchers, Justin Verlander, Ryan Pressly and Gerrit Cole, were named to the 2019 American League All-Star team. 

The three will join three other Astros players, Alex Bregman, George Springer and Michael Brantley, who are starters for the All-Star Game on Tuesday, July 9 via fan vote. 

The Houston team is the only major league team with six players at the All-Star Game. This will be Pressly's first time in the All-Star Game. 


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