Ryan Braun finished with the most votes among National League All-Stars. Braun has led all NL outfielders in voting for 4 consecutive seasons. He is the lone JML All-Star representative in 2011.
Batting 6th, Danny Valencia was 2-4 with 1 double (his 15th), 2 RBIs, and 1 run scored against the Brewers. Valencia drove in the game-winner for the Twins in the 7th inning.
Batting cleanup, Kevin Youkilis was 1-4 with 1 BB, 1 RBI, and 1 run scored against the Astros. Youk drove in the game-winner for the Red Sox in the 9th inning with a bases loaded walk.
Batting leadoff, Ian Kinsler was 2-4 with 1 BB, 1 run scored, and 2 SBs (his 17th and 18th) against the Marlins.
Jason Marquis picked up his 3rd loss of the season. Marquis lasted just 1 1/3 innings and gave up 7 runs (6 earned) on 8 hits against the Pirates.