For the first time in his career, San Diego Padre and Kauai’s Kirby Yates has been selected to the 2019 MLB All Star Game set to be hosted in Cleveland, July 9th. 

Yates leads all of baseball with 27 saves so far this season, the most ever by a Padre before the All Star break.  His ERA stands at 1.31 with just one blown save on the season.