Commentary

Varitek? Tejada? All-Star Game rosters somewhat of a mess

Originally Published: July 6, 2008
By Keith Law | Scouts Inc.
The All-Star rosters are always fodder for arguments -- who was snubbed, who doesn't belong -- but some of the picks are more ridiculous than others. Here's a rundown of the least defensible selections, starting with the worst one I can remember. Note that nearly all of these were players' selections, rather than the fault of the managers or even the fans.

Jason Varitek over various multicellular organisms capable of wearing a catcher's mitt

Is it more of an insult to the All-Star Game to put someone playing as horribly as Varitek is on the AL roster, or to Varitek himself by drawing even more presumably unwanted attention to his hitting woes?


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