Shohei Ohtani and Ronald Acuña Jr elected to start in MLB All-Star Game

Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Shohei Ohtani (17) stands on the mound during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Anaheim, Calif., Wednesday, June 21, 2023. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

Atlanta Braves' Ronald Acuna Jr., right, celebrates his home run against the Detroit Tigers in the third inning during the second baseball game of a doubleheader, Wednesday, June 14, 2023, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

NEW YORK (AP) — Two-way star Shohei Ohtani of the Los Angeles Angels and Atlanta Braves outfielder Ronald Acuña Jr. were elected Thursday to start in the July 11 All-Star Game at Seattle’s Safeco Field.