The Los Angeles Angels star became the second Japanese to be selected as a starting pitcher for the Midsummer Classic, the first since Hideo Nomo in...
The Los Angeles Angels star hits his 32nd homer of the season to surpass Godzilla's mark set in 2004, and continues on a torrid hitting tear.
"Even the non-baseball fan can really latch onto this and become interested." ーLos Angeles Angels manager Joe Maddon
The Angels star is the first Japanese player to be chosen as an All-Star starter since Ichiro Suzuki in 2010.