Found July 08, 2013 on The Outside Corner:
Ah, the All-Star Game, created for MLB to sell merchandise and for fans to relentlessly complain about everything and anything. The American and National League teams were announced on Saturday night, and now we're in the midst of the Final Vote, with people pretty much screaming to the high heavens about the AL having five relievers to choose from and the NL having Yasiel Puig and four other players on the ballot. Of course, nothing is perfect, and these rosters aren't perfect either. Time for some of the biggest snubs on both sides of the field. Carlos Santana, Indians. Santana was the victim of a numbers crunch in the AL after Joe Mauer was elected to start by the fans and Jason Castro was chosen as the lone Astros representative. But the AL went with a third catcher in Sal Perez of the Royals as opposed to Santana, who is an all-around better hitter than Perez but suffers from a lower batting average and worse defense. That edge in defense gives Perez the advantage i...
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