Former Twins catcher Wilson Ramos will miss his first chance to start in an All-Star Game after being put on the disabled list by the Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday.

Ramos left Saturday's game against the Twins in the sixth inning because of left hamstring tightness.

Ramos, who was named an All-Star for the second time and first time as a starter, has hit .297 with 14 home runs and 53 RBI this season for the Rays.

"I was very excited to participate in that game," Ramos said. "Now, it's very sad because I will be out of the lineup. I worked really hard to make that team."

Ramos was an All-Star with Washington in 2016, when he hit .307 with 22 homers and 80 RBI.

Indians catcher Yan Gomes was named to the AL roster in Ramos' place.

Gomes said he wrestled with emotions Saturday night when he came up in the ninth against the Yankees and saw on the scoreboard in left field that he had made the AL squad. Gomes struck out but described it as "the happiest strikeout."

"I don't think I've ever been that emotional in an at-bat before," he said. "I'm not going to lie, it was kind of hard to get back in the box. I tried to focus in there, but it didn't quite work out."

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