Miggy voted All-Star starter at first base

First-half performance earns Tigers slugger a spot, though injury will keep him out

Miggy voted All-Star starter at first base

DETROIT -- The fans got Miguel Cabrera into the starting lineup for the All-Star Game presented by T-Mobile. The strained left calf he sustained Friday got him out.

With Cabrera out for at least the next six weeks, the Tigers' slugger won't be able to take the field with the American League All-Stars next Tuesday night in Cincinnati. Still, he'll be credited with his third consecutive starting nod and the fourth of his career, along with his 10th All-Star selection in 12 years.

Iglesias, Martinez, Price join Miggy

Cabrera, who fell behind Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer in voting for a few weeks, used a late surge to seal the honor.

Outfielder J.D. Martinez, shortstop Jose Iglesias and pitcher David Price joined the Tigers' All-Star contingent on Monday, when reserves and pitchers were announced, and outfielder Yoenis Cespedes has a chance join the Tigers' All-Star contingent, as he's one of five players up for the final spot on the AL roster via the  Esurance MLB All-Star Game Final Vote. Voting is open now at MLB.com to select the final player for each League's 34-man roster. Fans can cast their votes from a list of five players from each League until 4 p.m. ET on Friday.

And the voting doesn't end there. During the Midsummer Classic in Cincinnati on Tuesday, July 14, fans can once again visit MLB.com to submit their choice for the Ted Williams Most Valuable Player Award. Voting exclusively at MLB.com, online and via their mobile devices in the 2015 All-Star Game MLB.com MVP Vote, the fans' collective voice will represent 20 percent of the overall vote that determines the recipient of the Arch Ward Trophy.

MLB.TV Premium subscribers will be able to live stream the All-Star Game via MLB.TV through FOX's participating video providers. Access will be available across more than 400 supported MLB.TV platforms, including the award-winning MLB.com At Bat app. MLB.com will provide extensive online coverage of the All-Star Week festivities, including the 2015 Gillette Home Run Derby presented by Head & Shoulders, part of Gatorade All-Star Workout Day on Monday, July 13. The Derby will feature a new format with brackets and timed rounds and will be broadcast live by ESPN and MLB.com beginning at 8 p.m. ET.

The 86th All-Star Game will be televised nationally by FOX Sports (7 p.m. ET air time, 8:15 first pitch), in Canada by Rogers Sportsnet and RDS, and worldwide by partners in more than 160 countries. ESPN Radio and ESPN Radio Deportes will provide exclusive national radio coverage of the All-Star Game. MLB Network and SiriusXM will also provide comprehensive All-Star Week coverage. For more information, please visit allstargame.com.

Jason Beck is a reporter for MLB.com. Read Beck's Blog, follow him on Twitter @beckjason and listen to his podcast. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.