Davis batting cleanup in All-Star Game

Orioles first baseman Chris Davis, baseball's leader in home runs with 37, will bat cleanup for the American League in Tuesday night's All-Star Game at Citi Field in New York.

Davis, who's also second in RBIs with 93, is wedged between Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera and Blue Jays outfielder Jose Bautista.

Orioles center fielder Adam Jones is batting seventh and shortstop J.J. Hardy is batting ninth.

Hardy has batted ninth in 67 games during his career. He hasn't done it since 2011.

Jones hasn't hit seventh in a major league regular-season game since 2010.

AL manager Jim Leyland announced his lineup on MLB Network. Here it is:

Mike Trout LF
Robinson Cano 2B
Miguel Cabrera 3B
Chris Davis 1B
Jose Bautista RF
David Ortiz DH
Adam Jones CF
Joe Mauer C
J.J. Hardy SS

Max Scherzer RHP

Here's the NL lineup:

Brandon Phillips 2B
Carlos Beltran RF
Joey Votto 1B
David Wright 3B
Carlos Gonzalez LF
Yadier Molina C
Troy Tulowitzki SS
Michael Cuddyer DH
Bryce Harper RF

Matt Harvey RHP

Davis will hit fifth in tonight's Home Run Derby.

The online sportsbook Bovada is now listing Davis as the 11/4 favorite to win the Derby. Prince Fielder, the earlier favorite, is next at 15/4.

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