Originally posted on Mets360.com  |  Last updated 4/26/13
The 2013 MLB All-Star game will be hosted by the Mets this season at Citi Field on July 16th, which is exciting in itself, but the potential of having multiple Mets representing the organization in the game could make it a memorable day for the franchise. The Mets have eight players on the ballot for the 84th edition of the All-Star game, which is voted on by fans: Ike Davis, Daniel Murphy, David Wright, Ruben Tejada, John Buck, Mike Baxter, Lucas Duda and Kirk Nieuwenhuis. The AL All-Star team will have nine elected starters via the fan balloting program, including a designated hitter, while the NL All-Star team will have eight fan-elected starters. The pitchers and reserves for both squads (totalling 25 for the NL and 24 for the AL) will be determined through a combination of player ballot choices and selections made by the two All-Star managers — AL skipper Jim Leyland of the Tigers and NL manager Bruce Bochy of the defending World Series champion Giants. The balloting...
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