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Photo: Danny Moloshok/Reuters Like many Brewers fans, I got suckered into watching today's All-Star Selection Show, only to find out that Ryan Braun won't be going as a starter and that Zack Greinke won't be going at all. On Twitter, the reactions were somewhat mixed, ranging from frustration over the perceived stupidity of the voters who picked Melky Cabrera over Ryan Braun, to anger over Giants’ fans ballot-stuffing practices (the same ones that made Miller Park the best ballpark in baseball, according to a fan vote that was dominated by folks from Milwaukee), to conspiracy theories involving Tony LaRussa picking all of his own guys (all the Cardinals on the roster were either voted in by fans or players). Either way, the fact that Braun finished about 100,000 votes shy of Melky Cabrera irked a lot of people, which makes sense: Braun is having arguably the best batting season of his career (1.005 OPS), in a year that many expected his numbers to decline after his pos...
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