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The tweet world is up in arms. The fan-selected All-Star starting first baseman, Justin Morneau, of the Minnesota Twins has withdrawn from the All-Star Game with concussion-like symptoms. AL Manager Joe Girardi moved up Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera to the starting role and has selected Chicago White Sox slugger Paul Konerko as an injury replacement to the team. Girardi has been accused of "hating the Red Sox" with this "biased" selection and that "Youkilis was clearly snubbed." Except for the fact that this implies Konerko was undeserving. Paul Konerko deserved to go over Kevin Youkilis. Compare the statistics. Stats Youkilis Konerko BAvg .293 .299 HR
18 20 RBI
57 63 OPS .987 .942
Konerko is also better when there are runners in scoring position. With ...

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