Thursday's win against the Seattle Mariners in extra innings was won by Boston's snubbed All-Star Daniel Nava. Nava has shined for the Red Sox in his first season as an everyday player in their outfield. With a 3 game series left against Oakland Nava has 87 hits, 10 homers, and 52 RBIs before the All-Star break. There was a lot of hype over the week for a push to vote in Sox reliever Koji Uehara and I think fans forgot about how Nava should be heading to Shea Stadium next week to participate in his first All-Star game.
The starting outfield for the American League is legit and correct with Mike Trout, Adam Jones, and Jose Bautista. Don't get me wrong, Nava shouldn't be starting in the All-Star game but should be in as a reserve in the outfield. Besides Nelson Cruz I believe Daniel Nava should've gotten in before Alex Gordon or Tori Hunter. Both guys are having good years, both have more hits than Nava but he has them both in homeruns, walks, runs, an...