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Should every team get an All-Star?

Discussion in 'MLB Baseball Forum' started by Mike A. S., Jul 9, 2018.

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Should every team get an All-Star?

  1. Yes. I like seeing at least 1 guy from every team.

  2. No. It causes some worse players to get in over more-deserving players.

  3. Potato salad.

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  1. SlinkyRedfoot

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    This thread is about the rule that ever team gets a player. In that context, Brantley’s selection is irrelevant because he’s one of five Indians on the All-Star roster.

    Also, Benintendi is a fag.
     



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  2. navamind

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    On the bright side, Benintendi can count on Brantley hitting the DL sometime soon.
     
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  3. broncosmitty

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    It's like you guys have no fucking clue why the game exists.
     
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    to exhibit the best players in baseball?
     
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    Yeah.


    To as many fans and future fans as possible. Not to adults who split hairs with first half stats.
     
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    I think the all star game sucks so I don't really care either way. I get that they want fans of each team to have a reason to care but most of those players who are representing a bad team are either on the bench or in the BP with a 50/50 shot at getting into the game, as a Padres fan I'm not gonna watch on the possibility that maybe Brad Hand pitches an inning. At least they stopped letting this exhibition determine who gets home field advantage in the WS.
     
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    No

    NEXT!
     
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    Absolute joke
     
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    LMAO at this being 50/50 vote currently
     
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    big facts
     
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    I voted yes.

    Have you guys met Eileen?
     
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    It's a game for the fans, by the fans. If some marginal All-Star gets left off the ballot so they can get a guy from every team to appease the fans, I really don't care.

    Why is it something to care about anyway? "but Giancarlo Stanton didn't make the ASG!" Cry me a fucking river.
     
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    Every team has a franchise player or somebody who is playing ahead of the curve. Every such player needs to be on the team.
    What frosts me is that people in Singapore are voting to let Bryce Harper start just because they've heard of him and not Jesus Aguilar.
     
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    Yeah, those fuckwits in Singapore really piss me off, too.

    I'm just glad the people in America voted enough to get the best player starting at First Base, Freddie Freeman.
     
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    I'm surprised American voters haven't demanded that All Star voting go to the electoral college system.

    I for one believe John Rocker should definitely be on an All Star team every year.
     
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    As long as you've got a pink-belly-shirted, prancing queen as your Prime Minister, you shouldn't concern your self with what voters from other countries do.

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    Him and Jean Segura
     
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    Dipping into your personal image folder for that one huh?

    /You should've mentioned the lesbian former premier (governor) walking next to him too
     
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    no fun allowed
     
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    No he isn't. It's a fucking exhibition game. It gives the fan bases small market teams, that only get in the playoffs every 15 years, an opportunity to see their favorite players on a big stage. That's always been the purpose of the All Star game. It's not about the best players of the five best teams in the NL going against the best players of the five best teams in the AL.

    There are always going to be perceived snubs when the rosters are limited to 28 players but that is no excuse to leave certain franchises unrepresented when the game means absolutely nothing.
     
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