Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 7/1/12
In a shocking development, San Francisco Giants’ Pablo Sandoval has beaten out David Wright to start at third base for the National League at this year’s All-Star Game in Kansas City. Sandoval has hit .307 with a .366 on-base percentage, .482 slugging percentage, and .848 OPS with six home runs and 25 RBI in 166 at-bats over 44 games for the Giants this season. Wright is second in the Major Leagues with a .355 batting average, second with a .449 on-base percentage, and third in OPS at 1.013. Wright has nine home runs and 50 RBI in 273 at-bats this season. If you didn’t cast your 25 votes for Wright, then don’t complain… Original Post 9:00 AM Later today, Major League Baseball’s All Stars will be announced. Just under the gun, I’ll regale you with my personal selections (starters in bold). National League Catcher – Carlos Ruiz, Yadier Molina, Buster Posey. This is an easy one. Catching across baseball is pretty thin, so when you look up and see three catchers with batting average...
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