"I thank Bochy for inviting me," Johnson said. "Going back to New York will be a zoo, but other than that, I'm looking forward to it."
Johnson, the 2012 National League Manager of the Year, has coached in an All-Star Game twice before -- in 1986 in Houston and at the 1987 game in Oakland. Mets manager Terry Collins will join him on the National League bench.
Ian McCue is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.