ARLINGTON, Texas — Los Angeles Angels second baseman Tommy La Stella will miss the All-Star game because of a broken bone after he fouled a 97 mph fastball off his lower right leg.

La Stella had a CT scan that revealed a broken right tibia. The Angels said La Stella likely will be out 8-10 weeks.

Texas Rangers outfielder Hunter Pence, who had been selected by fans to be the AL starting designated hitter, and Minnesota right-hander Jake Odorizzi will also miss the All-Star Game in Cleveland next Tuesday because of injuries.

A first-time All-Star selected as a reserve, La Stella was to be replaced by Tampa Bay’s Brandon Lowe on the AL squad. But Lowe’s status also is questionable because of a right leg injury. 

Lowe also fouled a ball off a leg and left a game Tuesday night.

José Berríos will fill in for fellow Minnesota right-hander Odorizzi, who left Tuesday’s game in Oakland with a blister on his right middle finger and was headed for the injured list.

Pence was replaced by Boston’s Xander Bogaerts. Pence has been out since June 16 with a right groin strain and was pulled off his rehab assignment Tuesday after re-aggravating the injury during a minor league game.

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