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Buffalo's Jesse Winker named National League starting outfielder for MLB All-Star Game

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Posted at 4:14 PM, Jul 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-02 16:14:31-04

DENVER (WKBW) — A Western New Yorker will represent the National League in the MLB All-Star Game in Denver later this month in the starting lineup.

Cincinnati Reds outfielder Jesse Winker who was born in Buffalo and is a Buffalo Bills fan was one of three outfielders voted to start in the All-Star Game for the National League.

Winker, 27, was born in Buffalo and grew up in Orlando, Florida.

Winker is having a career year hitting 19 home runs and 48 RBI while batting .322 with a .987 OPS.

The outfielder got in with 16 percent of the vote.