With RF Shin-Soo Choo on the disabled list, Indians RHP Fausto Carmona was named to the 2010 American League All-Star team, which will take on the National Leaguers July 13th at Angels Stadium in Anaheim, Ca.
Carmona's selection is the first of his career. The 26-year old is 7-6 with a 3.68 ERA in 16 starts. In 102 2/3 innings so far this season, Carmona has struck out 54 and walked 36.
He is tied for fifth in the American League with two complete games, while his seven wins are tied for 18th most in the AL. Carmona is also tied for first in the AL with 15 induced double plays, sixth in slugging percentage allowed (.334) and sixth in home runs allowed per nine innings (0.53) heading into today's start against Oakland.