Paul Konerko has been named to the 2010 MLB All-Star game as a replacement for Minnesota Twins first baseman Justin Morneau. It’s Konerko’s fourth All-Star selection (’02, ’05, ’06).
Morneau was voted as the starter for the AL but Konerko won’t take that spot. Instead Tiger’s fisrt baseman Miguel Cabrera will start at first while Konerko will back him up.
Konerko is having a resurgent season batting .299 with 20 homers and 62 RBI heading inot Saturday’s game against the Royals.