Lost in all the commotion about Yasiel Puig are the trickiest predicaments when it comes to the All-Star game.
Look at that logjam at third base in the American League!
The National League is overloaded with pitchers.
And who in the name of old Jack Murphy Stadium is going to represent the San Diego Padres?
So while the polarizing debate over whether Puig should be selected Saturday is certainly a juicy one, when all is said and done he'll either have a backup role in the NL outfield or he won't. The most difficult decisions involve other positions.
Buster Posey or Yadier Molina behind the plate for the NL? Robinson Cano or Dustin Pedroia at second base in the AL?
At the hot corner, Triple Crown winner Miguel Cabrera is having another monster season. OK, he's the starter for the junior circuit.
But then there's an overabundance of deserving backups: Tampa Bay's Evan Longoria, Oakland's Josh Donaldson, Texas' Adrian Beltre and Baltimore's Manny Machado.
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