Found July 08, 2013 on Fangraphs:
This past weekend, we learned the rosters for the 2013 MLB All-Star Game. Perhaps more popular than the game itself is the practice of complaining about who did and didn’t make it, and so there are countless articles talking about snubs, and whatnot. One does have to note the absence of both Evan...

Evan Longoria, Jacoby Ellsbury Among Top 10 MLB All-Star Snubs of 2013 (Photos)

Even when the All-Star Game rosters end up looking OK, there are still certain players who deserve a second, third or 10th look. This season is no different. The biggest debate leading up to this year’s All-Star roster selections centered on Dodgers rookie phenom Yasiel Puig, who has taken the baseball world by storm. Many think that Puig should be in the All-Star Game because...

Larry King thinks Josh Donaldson is an All-Star snub, supports Yasiel Puig

Former CNN news anchor Larry King has thrown his hat into the mania surrounding the All-Star Game. Last night, King tweeted about Oakland A's third baseman Josh Donaldson being an All-Star Game snub (a sentiment we agreed with on Monday). How in the world is Josh Donaldson @BringerOfRain20 not on the AL All-Star team? That is a joke! — Larry King (@kingsthings...

Bartolo Colon named to All-Star team; Josh Donaldson, Grant Balfour snubbed

The A’s had three players worthy of being selected to play in this year’s all-star game. But when the rosters were announced on Tuesday only one made the cut. Bartolo Colon with his 11-3 record (8-1 in his last nine outings) and at the ripe age of 40 was selected by manager Jim Leyland to be part of the AL staff. It appears right now, however, he won’t be able to pitch in the...

Bartolo Colon Named A’s Lone All-Star Representative, Donaldson & Balfour Snubbed

Another year of All-Star team selections, another year of the Oakland A’s only getting one representative. Despite having a 51-37 record and being one of the league’s most successful teams thus far in 2013, Bartolo Colon will be the A’s lone representative. Both third baseman Josh Donaldson (.313/.381/.522 with 15 home runs and 57 RBIs) and Grant Balfour (riding a 40-game consecutive...
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