All-Star Lineups Provide Talking Points Aplenty

After millions of fan votes and plenty of media speculation, the AL and NL rosters were released yesterday. While they were largely devoid of major surprises, there are no shortage of interesting storylines to follow in the buildup to the Midsummer Classic next week in Miami. There's a First Time for Everything Twenty-three. That's how... Continue Reading →

Breaking Down the AL All-Star Races

Yesterday we checked in on the status of the NL all-star races; today, it's the American League's turn. Who's in, and who's out--and more importantly, who should represent the AL in the Midsummer Classic? CATCHER:¬†Salvador Perez, Kansas City Royals Sally currently leads all American League catchers in runs (20) and RBI (31). That is pretty... Continue Reading →

Breaking Down the NL All-Star Races

I've never been a big fan of all-star accolades, especially in MLB. Does a popular vote of baseball fans--many of whom are biased towards their own team, I might add--really tell us who are the best baseball players of that year? Too often they feel like a popularity contest, like those Homecoming court elections in... Continue Reading →

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