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With voting for the All-Star game over with and official selections right around the corner, I wanted to pick my own version of how the all-star teams should play out, based purely on performance with no popularity taken into consideration.


Starting Lineup:
SS Hanley Ramirez (Florida Marlins)
2B Chase Utley (Philadelphia Phillies)
3B Chipper Jones (Atlanta Braves)
1B Lance Berkman (Houston Astros)
DH Albert Pujols (St. Louis Cardinals)
RF Ryan Braun (Milwaukee Brewers)
LF Carlos Lee (Houston Astros)
C Russell Martin (Los Angeles Dodgers)
CF Nate McLouth (Pittsburgh Pirates)
P Tim Lincecum (San Francisco Giants)

Bench: 3B David Wright (New York Mets)
1B Adrian Gonzalez (San Diego Padres)
SS Jose Reyes (New York Mets)
2B Brandon Phillips (Cincinnati Reds)
2B Dan Uggla (Florida Marlins)
OF Ryan Ludwick (St. Louis Cardinals)
OF Matt Holliday (Colorado Rockies)
C Brian McCann (Atlanta Braves)
OF Corey Hart (Milwaukee Brewers)
3B Aramis Ramirez (Chicago Cubs)
OF Carlos Beltran (New York Mets)

RH Edison Volquez (Cincinnati Reds)
RH Ben Sheets (Milwaukee Brewers)
RH Brandon Webb (Arizona Diamondbacks)
RH Kerry Wood (Chicago Cubs)
RH Dan Haren (Arizona Diamondbacks)
RH Brad Lidge (Philadelphia Phillies)
LH Cole Hamels (Philadelphia Phillies)
LH Billy Wagner (New York Mets)
LH Johan Santana (New York Mets)
RH Jon Rauch (Washington Nationals)
RH Jake Peavy (San Diego Padres)

The toughest choice here seems to be who's going to start on the mound for the NL. They've been neck and neck all year, but I picked Lincecum over Volquez because he's been better over the last month.


CF Grady Sizemore (Cleveland Indians)
RF Ichiro Suzuki (Seattle Mariners)
3B Alex Rodriguez (New York Yankees)
LF Josh Hamilton (Texas Rangers)
DH Milton Bradley (Texas Rangers)
2B Ian Kinsler (Texas Rangers)
1B Justin Morneau (Minnesota Twins)
C Joe Mauer (Minnesota Twins)
SS Michael Young (Texas Rangers)
P Roy Halladay (Toronto Blue Jays)

CI Kevin Youkilis (Boston Red Sox)
OF Jermaine Dye (Chicago White Sox)
OF Manny Ramirez (Boston Red Sox)
OF J.D. Drew (Boston Red Sox)
OF David DeJesus (Kansas City Royals)
OF Carlos Quentin (Chicago White Sox)
2B Dustin Pedroia (Boston Red Sox)
3B-OF Aubrey Huff (Baltimore Orioles)
IF Carlos Guillen (Detroit Tigers)
C A.J. Pierzynski (Chicago White Sox)
SS Derek Jeter (New York Yankees)
3B Evan Longoria (Tampa Bay Rays)

LH Cliff Lee (Cleveland Indians)
RH Justin Duchscherer (Oakland Athletics)
RH Mariano Rivera (New York Yankees)
RH Ervin Santana (Los Angeles Angels)
RH Jonathan Papelbon (Boston Red Sox)
LH Joe Saunders (Los Angeles Angels)
RH Joakim Soria (Kansas City Royals)
RH Josh Beckett (Boston Red Sox)
RH Gavin Floyd (Chicago White Sox)
RH Joe Nathan (Minnesota Twins)

The AL squad, lead by MVP candidates Josh Hamilton and Alex Rodriguez, doesn't look as strong on paper as it has in the past and their dominance may come to an end this year.

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