MLB All Star Game: The rise of the middle infielders PART DEUX
Yesterday, we discussed how there seems to be a changing of the guard when it comes to All Star voting. Where it once was very difficult to pick the right first baseman or three of a bevy of stud outfielders from each league, there is now entirely too much depth at the middle infield positions.
Yesterday, I dissected the difficulty in picking the right All Star at second base in the American League. Today, let’s take a look at the National League.
The entire landscape has pretty much changed since last year’s All Star game in regards to the premier second baseman in the NL. Dee Gordon was the man, however, he is currently suspended and won’t be eligible for the Midsummer Classic. DJ LeMahieu is actually still playing respectable baseball, looking to return to this year’s Game. Joe Panik, the third NL All Star last year, has gotten…
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