Saturday, 20 October, 2018

MLB All-Star Final Vote: Two Days Left To Decide Final Roster Spot

Buckhorn High School pitcher Kyle Wright watches as his father and coach Roger Wright talks about the curve ball Buckhorn High School pitcher Kyle Wright watches as his father and coach Roger Wright talks about the curve ball
Shannon Reynolds | 13 July, 2018, 06:59

The game, which will be played on July 17 in Washington, D.C., features five All-Stars from the defending World Series champion Houston Astros, matching the Cleveland Indians and Boston Red Sox for the most in the league.

Astros Manager AJ Hinch will become just the second skipper in franchise history to manage an All-Star Game, joining Phil Garner, who guided the 2006 NL All-Star team.

Freeman was the leading vote-getter among National League players with more than 4 million votes in fan balloting.

This is the second-straight year that the result of All-Star Game doesn't hold any significant value.

Altuve is averaging 11.7 FanDuel points through 92 games while posting a.338/.404/.488 slash with 9 home runs, 13 steals, 44 RBI, and 61 runs scored across 406 plate appearances.

The Red Sox have a second starter in designated hitter J.D. Martinez.

Firefighter killed in Wisconsin explosion identified as father of twin daughters
According to officials, a total of 6 firefighters were hurt responding to the fire after the explosion. Some of the city's 30,000 residents have been temporarily evacuated from their homes, Konopacki said.

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The company said in a press release that the 15-inch model is up to 70 percent faster, while the 13-inch model is twice as fast. In India, Apple will be pricing the 13-inch MacBook Pro and the 15-inch MacBook Pro at Rs 149,990 and Rs 199,990 respectively.

The Atlanta Braves led the National League with four players, tying the Yankees.

This year, 30 of MLB's top 100 prospects take the field in a showdown of future top major-league talent.

The National League's starting roster also includes hometown selection Bryce Harper in an outfield that also includes Matt Kemp of the Los Angeles Dodgers and Markakis. The 2018 Sirius XM All-Star Futures Game takes place Sunday, July 15 at 3 p.m. CT. Steve Donohue, head athletic trainer of the New York Yankees, Kyle Turner, assistant athletic trainer of the Kansas City Royals, and James Clifford, Major League performance specialist for the Seattle Mariners, will round out the AL staff. MLB DC-based official scorer Dennis Hetrick will have scoring duties for the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game.

The shortlist was made up of 9 position players decided by a fan vote, player's ballots decided 17 players - 9 position, 5 pitchers, 3 relievers and MLB Commissioner's office decided another 5 - 1 position, 4 pitchers.

Right now, Aguilar is the best player on National League's best team.

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