Category Archives: All-Star Game

Elimination of the competition is no reason to let up

So David Wright’s path to the All-Star Game just opened up with Placido Polanco going on the disabled list. He won’t be eligible to come off until after the break. But that’s no reason to sit back and consider it a job well done. While Wright may be a near-certainty to make the team, I’d

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Wright closes ground on Polanco in balloting

David Wright warms up beneath himself In the past week, David Wright has closed the gap on Placido Polanco for the starting slot at third base by nearly 118,000 votes. 118,000 votes! In a week! That’s 16,857 votes per day. Trailing by just 22,635 as of this morning and with just under 60 hours to

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Why Wright? The numbers agree

Remember to Vote Wright! Click the button on the right –> The way I see it, there are three third basemen in the National League who deserve consideration to start the All-Star Game. Ryan Zimmerman is up there with solid numbers across the board (and someone has to represent the Nationals if it’s not Stephen

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VOTE WRIGHT! It’s your duty as a fan

David Wright, New York Mets farmhand With All-Star Game balloting ending Thursday night at 11:59 p.m. ET, one stroke before midnight, I’m going to do all I can this week to promote David Wright for third base. There are several reasons for this campaign of mine, all of which I’ll reveal in daily posts between

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No complaints with Haren, Peavy to start

Can’t find much to argue with in the All-Star Game starters. Dan Haren has had an amazing run and been consistent all season, while Jake Peavy has been just as dominant. And as a National League fan, I’m hoping Haren’s uncharacteristically “rough” outings in his last two starts carry over. Peavy may have lost his

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