MILWAUKEE — Houston’s Justin Verlander, Yankees’ Gerrit Cole and Atlanta’s Max Fried will not be active for the All-Star Game after the weekend begins.
Relievers Liam Hendriks of the Chicago White Sox, Jordan Romano of Toronto and Devin Williams of Milwaukee replaced them on the active rosters for Tuesday’s game at Dodger Stadium, Major League Baseball announced Sunday.
About a dozen players have changed from the original rosters announced on July 6 and July 8.
Los Angeles Dodgers left-hander Tyler Anderson, Miami first baseman Garrett Cooper, San Diego infielder Jake Cronenworth, San Francisco left-hander Carlos Rodón, Toronto infielder Santiago Espinal, batter Boston designated JD Martinez, Atlanta third baseman Austin Riley and Texas shortstop Corey Seager were among the previous additions.
Houston second baseman Jose Altuve, Astros DH Yordan Álvarez, St. Louis third baseman Nolan Arenado, Miami Jazz second baseman Chisholm Jr., Milwaukee closer Josh Hader, Philadelphia DH Bryce Harper, Rodón and Toronto outfielder George Springer were among those who dropped out, most of them because of injuries.
Altuve was replaced in the starting lineup by Andrés Giménez of Cleveland, Chisholm by Jeff McNeil of the New York Mets and Harper by William Contreras of Atlanta.
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