BIRMINGHAM, Ala.-----The Southeastern Conference will again be represented in the Midsummer Classic as the Major League Baseball All-Star Game rosters include four former SEC baseball student-athletes from four different universities.
The National League roster includes three former SEC standouts: Pete Alonso (Florida) of the New York Mets, Garrett Cooper (Auburn) of the Miami Marlins and Dansby Swanson (Vanderbilt) of the Atlanta Braves. Former Arkansas star Andrew Benintendi will represent the Kansas City Royals on the American League roster.
Alonso is also slated to participate in the Home Run Derby on Monday night. He is aiming for his third consecutive MLB Home Run Derby title.
The 2022 MLB All-Star Game will be played Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. CT at Dodger Stadium.
SEC MLB All-Stars
Andrew Benintendi, OF, Kansas City Royals (Arkansas)
Pete Alonso, 1B, New York Mets (Florida)
Garrett Cooper, DH, Miami Marlins (Auburn)
Dansby Swanson, SS, Atlanta Braves (Vanderbilt)