byrd Chicago All Stars chosenMarlon Byrd from the Cubs and Matt Thornton of the White Sox were the only Chicago players chosen for the 2010 MLB All-Star game. 

Byrd and Thornton were selected as reserves in the 81st annual All-Star game. Paul Konerko and Alex Rios were not named All-Stars, although Konerko could still make it if he is selected by online fan voting.  The American League will be going for their 15th consecutive All-Star victory next Tuesday in Anaheim.