Gil Meche named Royals' All-Star

Gil Meche will be the Royals’ representative in next week’s All-Star game in San Francisco.

Meche, acquired as a free agent with a controversial five-year, $55 million contract, is 5-6 with a 3.28 ERA in 17 starts. He has 12 quality starts and has made it at least six innings 14 times. This is the first All-Star selection for Meche, 28 and in his seventh big league season.