The Phillies are sending three players to the All-Star Game this year. 28-year old lefty starting pitcher Cole Hamels will be appearing in his 3rd All-Star Game. Hamels has now pitched in 16 games (all starts) for the Phillies so far this year and he is 10-4 with a 3.08 ERA and a 1.10 WHIP. 31-year old righty closer Jonathan Papelbon will be making his fifth trip to the All-Star Game. He has pitched in 30 games (0 starts) for the Phillies so far this year and he is 2-2 with 18 saves, a 3.03 ERA and a 1.08 WHIP. 33-year old righty swinging catcher Carlos Ruiz will be making his first appearance in the All-Star Game and he richly deserves it. He has played in 72 games for the Phillies so far this year and he is 83 of 233 (.356 avg, 1.000 OPS) with 38 runs scored, 11 homers, 43 RBIs and 3 stolen bases.