Comments Off on MLB All-Star Game 2010: Cincinnati Reds’ Joey Votto Deserves Final Spot For NL
Three Reds were named to the All-Star Game Sunday night. It was a proud moment for a team that isn't used to having an abundance of all-stars, but the name that was left off made it bittersweet. Reds' first baseman Joey Votto was not on the final National League roster, despite being in the top five in the NL in all three major statistical categories, with a .312 average, 19 home runs, and 57 RBI. It's not out of the question to say that Votto has been the NL MVP this first half. How can a man that some baseball experts consider the MVP not be included on an all-star team? The numbers are even more impressive with Votto missing extended time with a neck injury earlier in the year. According to ESPN's MLB Player Rater, Votto is actually the top first baseman in the NL according to their s ...

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