When Major League Baseball named David Wright and Robinson Cano captains of their respective league’s home run derby team, each player had the better part of a month to decide on the four representatives that will join them at Citi Field next week.
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.
With just two and a half months left in the regular season, the race for NL MVP has been narrowed down. As he did for the AL MVP race, Zach ranks ’em from bottom on up.
Jered Weaver, Troy Tulowitzki, Roy Halladay, Matt Kemp…the list goes on. Many of the biggest stars in Major League Baseball are going down to injury. Corey D’Souza and I welcome special guest Mike Beauvais to the show as we discuss what teams will do to compensate for lost players.
It’s time for another round of daily fantasy baseball picks, which I enjoyed doing so much last week that I’ve decided to continue this week. Among today’s picks: Stephen Strasburg, Nick Swisher, and Howie Kendrick, plus many others.