Voting for the 2013 Major League All-Star Game ends Friday, and the starters, along with the rest of the American and National League squads, will be announced Saturday night. Fan voting for the ‘final man’ will be conducted next week, and additional players will earn bids to Citi Field as others inevitably pull out with injuries and other maladies.
Baltimore has dropped below the surging Yankees but still has respectable leads over the other three teams of the division. Can they stay in the race through September?
The most intriguing series of this week will take place in the state of Maryland. Yes, I’m talking Pirates and Orioles. As in, the first place Pirates against the (nearly) first place Orioles.
This year, talent is meeting health is meeting motivation…and Josh Hamilton has propelled himself to the very top of the early-season MVP discussion. Can anyone challenge him the rest of the way in the AL? Of course. Zach breaks down the top contenders through the season’s first two months.
The best part about Curtis Granderson’s huge day? I had him starting in two of my three daily leagues for Thursday. See…this is why you need to come here daily for these recommendations.