Originally posted on Baseball Hot Corner  |  Last updated 6/30/13
With June coming to a close, that only means one thing for Major League Baseball: the All-Star Game is right around the corner. While there are some obvious choices as to who should be selected for the All-Star rosters, the choice for the Miami Marlins isn’t entirely clear. The Fish, while still holding the worst record in baseball at 29-51, finished off June with a bit of a turnaround, going 15-10 in the month, capped off by a walk-off grand slam by backup catcher Jeff Mathis against the San Diego Padres. Of course, Jeff Mathis isn’t going to be chosen as the Marlins All-Star representative, but there’s a few players who are deserving. The Marlins lone All-Star from 2012, Giancarlo Stanton, would have possibly been a clear pick to be the Marlins All-Star this season, had it not been for a hamstring injury that kept him out for over a month. While he was picked for the All-Star team, however, Stanton was unable to play in last year’s contest due to a surgery to remove loose bodies f...
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