Late in Sunday's 7-1 Blue Jays victory, left-handed starter Ricky Romero threw a session in the bullpen to get ready for his next start, which is scheduled after the all-star break.

After coming into the clubhouse to shower and get ready for a flight back to Toronto, Romero was told he'd have to change his plans. He's off to Phoenix for his first all-star game appearance.

"I'm at a loss for words right now," Romero said in the Jays clubhouse after the game. "My family's excited, especially where I came from.