We're into July, which means the Major League Baseball All-Star Game is quickly approaching. On Sunday evening, MLB revealed the rosters for the 89th annual Midsummer Classic. 

The 2018 All-Star Game takes place Tuesday, July 17 in Washington D.C.'s Nationals Park. The Home Run Derby is the night before and things officially get started Sunday, July 15 with the Futures Game (rosters here). 

We've got seven things to know about the All-Star rosters that has background on how the teams are chosen, the roster construction, etc. 

Here are the rosters, followed by the Final Vote candidates for each league. Be sure to refresh this page, as results will continue to update throughout Sunday's selection show. In parentheses by each player is the number of All-Star trips now, including this year. 

National League

National League starters
PlayerSelectionVotes

First 2,172,682

Third 4,039,219

First 2,757,401

Second 3,212,103

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Nolan Arenado COL 3B
Fourth 3,261,425

First 3,556,469

Third 2,930,353

Sixth 2,335,733

Dodgers manager Dave Roberts will select at DH 

National League reserves
PlayerSelection


Sixth (injured)


First


Sixth


Sixth


First


First


First


First


Second


First


Third


Ninth (injury replacement for Posey)


First (Final Vote winner)


National League pitchers
PlayerSelection


Sixth


Second


Fifth (unavailable)


First


Second


First


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Miles Mikolas STL SP
First (unavailable)


First


Third


Second (injured)


Second


First


Fifth (Replacement for Lester)


First (Replacement for Doolittle)


First (Replacement for Mikolas)


American League 

American League starters
PlayerSelectionVotes

Second 2,359,726

Second 1,829,598

Sixth 4,849,630

Fourth 1,740,645

Second 2,521,120

Third 4,286,994

Seventh 3,682,164

Second 2,766,661

Second 3,035,619

American League reserves
PlayerSelection


Sixth


First


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Gleyber Torres NYY 2B
First (injured)


Third


First


Third


Second


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Mitch Haniger SEA RF
First


First


Sixth


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Jed Lowrie OAK 2B
First (injury replacement for Torres)


Second (Final Vote winner)


First (injury replacement for Ramos)


American League pitchers
PlayerSelection


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Justin Verlander HOU SP
Seventh (unavailable)


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Corey Kluber CLE SP
Third (unavailable)


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Chris Sale BOS SP
Seventh


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Luis Severino NYY SP
Second


Second


First


First


First (Replacement for Verlander)


First


First


Seventh


Fifth (unavailable)


First


First (Replacement for Chapman)


First (Replacement for Kluber)