BP Daily: Let them play!

Adam Jones, Adrian Gonzalez and others deserve to be All-Stars but could get snubbed

Originally Published: July 2, 2009
By Jay Jaffe | Baseball Prospectus

On Sunday, starting lineups for the MLB All-Star Game will be announced; like every year, deserving players will be left out in the cold. What follows is a mixed-league lineup of players who might not receive that trip to St. Louis for the July 14 game but should. Space considerations prevent me from showing the entirety of my mental math for both leagues at each position, so I've spotlighted what I felt was the more interesting decision of the two.