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Indians' Shane Bieber named to All-Star Team, joining 3 other Tribe teammates

Posted: 6:44 PM, Jul 05, 2019
Updated: 2019-07-05 18:44:31-04
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CLEVELAND — Make that four! Indians pitcher Shane Bieber was named to the American League All-Star Team on Friday evening and will now participate in the 2019 MLB All-Star Game, according to the team.

Bieber was named a replacement for Texas Rangers pitcher Mike Minor.

With his addition to the All-Star Game, Bieber joins three other Indians players who were previously named to the All-Star Team. Pitcher Brad Hand, shortstop Francisco Lindor and first baseman Carlos Santana are all representing the Tribe in Tuesday’s game at Progressive Field.

Bieber joins the All-Star team after posting a record of 7-3 with a 3.54 ERA in 17 starts. He ranks among the top 10 American League pitchers in strikeouts per nine innings pitched, strikeouts and walks per nine innings pitched.

Bieber is the youngest Indians starting pitcher to make the All-Star team since CC Sabathia in 2004.

The 90th annual Midsummer Classic MLB All-Star Game will wrap up All-Star Week in Cleveland. The game will take place at Progressive Field on July 9 at 8 p.m.

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MLB All-Star Week Schedule

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Friday, July 5

10 a.m.: Play Ball Park opens. The interactive baseball theme park will be open 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. each day of All-Star Week

6 p.m.: Gates open for the All-Star Concert Series featuring Twenty One Pilots

8 p.m.: Twenty One Pilots concert begins

Saturday, July 6

6 p.m.: Gates open for the All-Star Concert Series featuring The Killers

8 p.m.: The Killers concert begins

Sunday, July 7

8 a.m.: The Color Run MLB All-Star 5K begins – time subject to change.

3 p.m. Gates open for the MLB All-Star Celebrity Softball Game and All-Star Futures Game doubleheader at Progressive Field. Double-header will feature performances by Welshly Arms and Joan Jett and the Blackhearts. Following the games is the All-Star Rock 'n' Blast, a fireworks and multimedia show.

Monday, July 8

All-Star Workout Day

8 p.m. The T-Mobile Home Run Derby begins.

Tuesday, July 9

12:30 p.m. – 1 p.m. The All-Star Parade begins.

7:30 p.m. The 90th annual Midsummer Classic MLB All-Star Game, presented by Mastercard begins at Progressive Field.

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