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Sunday, November 23, 2014

Articles tagged: 2011 MLB All-Star Game

Bruce Bochy Really Wanted Sergio Romo on the NL All-Star Team

Bruce Bochy used a blatant bias when he picked the NL All-Star team. It’s something managers do and we understood it. What wasn’t cool was giving all his starters the night off while burning everyone else’s pitchers, but that’s a separate point. What is of concern is the disgusting depths of his homerism. While pitchers…Read More

Derek Jeter Skipping All-Star Game Because of Exhaustion: Right or Wrong?

For those of you who have not heard, Derek Jeter is passing on the All-Star Game.  The 37-year-old likely Hall of Famer was voted in as the starting shortstop by the fans because of popularity, not performance.  According to FoxSports.com, Jeter has chosen to skip the Midsummer Classic due to “emotional and physical exhaustion from…Read More

2011 MLB All-Star Game Snubs: American League

Compared to the National League All-Star team, the fans did a poor job voting on the American League team. Most of the reasonable complaints regarding snubs are from the AL team. We already gave you the All-Star Game snubs from the National League. Here are the American League All-Star team snubs: Jhonny Peralta over Derek…Read More

MLB All-Star Game Snubs: National League

The fans really nailed the NL starters for the All-Star Game. I only had one complaint with the fan vote, so they must be commended for getting it right. All my other complaints are really nit-picking because the NL All-Star team was well selected. Manager Bruce Bochy was too much of a homer and included…Read More

Justin Upton Wants to Participate in the Home Run Derby

This year’s MLB All-Star Game will be played at Chase Field in Arizona, home of the Diamondbacks. While the captains for the Home Run Derby teams have already been selected (whatever the heck that means), the rest of the rosters have yet to be determined. So who will join Prince Fielder and David Ortiz in…Read More

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