PHOENIX -- Word came Tuesday afternoon that Atlanta Braves third baseman Chipper Jones has replaced injured Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp on the National League All-Star team, and that can only bode well for Diamondbacks second baseman Aaron Hill.
Until Jones was officially named to the team, Hill was up against him in the Final Vote contest, along with Cardinals third baseman David Freese, Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper and Braves outfielder Michael Bourn. Now the field for fan voting is just four.
Hill, as well as Harper, made no secret of the fact he thought Jones should be on the All-Star team in his final season before he retires after this season.
"I think it's a storybook ending type of thing," Hill said. "Him knowing that he's going out and this being the last year for him in what's without a doubt, in my opinion, a Hall of Fame career. What he's done for the game and for baseball fans, it'll be pretty neat."
So does Hill feel a little better about his chan...