Washington, La Russa Name All-Star Coaches
With less than a month to go until the first pitch at Kauffman Stadium, the managers on both sides of the 2012 All-Star Game have picked their coaching staffs.
Ron Washington, in his sixth season as Rangers skipper, will manage his second consecutive Midsummer Classic. He selected Kansas City's Ned Yost and Oakland's Bob Melvin to serve as American League coaches.
La Russa, who retired following a World Series triumph over Washington's Rangers last October, chose Brewers manager Ron Roenicke and Mets skipper Terry Collins to coach the NL team.
The 83rd All-Star Game will be played at in Kansas City on July 10.