5 Astros players named to American League team for MLB All-Star Game

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Five Houston Astros players will take their talents to Miami after being named to the American League All-Star team.

Drafted in 2011 by the Astros, George Springer is headed to his first All-Star game.

Astros' Jose Altuve and Carlos Correa will join Springer as starters for the AL team.

Pitcher Dallas Keuchel is making his second All-Star appearance as a reserve and Lance McCullers is set to make his first-ever appearance.

The 88th MLB All-Star Game will be played in Miami on July 11.

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