Monday, June 27, 2005

NL All-Star Prognostication

It's an off-day, so I took a crack at picking the All-Star team. In making my rosters, I used the same criteria they do: the fans pick the starters, and each team must be represented.

Starters:
C -- Mike Piazza, NYM
1B -- Albert Pujols, STL
2B -- Jeff Kent, LA
3B -- Scott Rolen, STL
SS -- Cesar Izturis, LA
OF -- Carlos Beltran, NYM
OF -- Jim Edmonds, STL
OF -- Bobby Abreu, PHI

Reserves:
C -- Paul LoDuca, FLA; Ramon Hernandez, SD
1B -- Derek Lee, CHI
2B -- Craig Counsell, AZ
3B -- Aramis Ramirez, CHI
SS -- David Eckstein, STL; Omar Vizquel, SF
OF -- Adam Dunn, CIN; Andruw Jones, ATL; Carlos Lee, MIL; Jason Bay, PIT

Pitchers:
Starters -- Dontrelle Willis, FL; Roger Clemens, HOU; Pedro Martinez, NYM; Livan Hernandez, WAS; John Smoltz, ATL; Jake Peavey, SD; Chris Carpenter, STL; Roy Oswalt, HOU; Brett Myers, PHI.

Relievers -- Chad Cordero, WAS; Jason Isringhausen, STL; Billy Wagner, PHI; Brian Fuentes, COL.

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Any egregious errors? Anyone that I missed?

You've gotta play by the same rules though. Every team has to be represented. And if you want someone on, you've gotta take someone off.