At The Quarter Poll

Justin May 21, 2009 3

The Major League season is just about one fourth of the way thru, but I’m impatient. So, here are what I believe should be the All Star rosters for both the American and National Leagues thus far:

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Starters

C- Victor Martinez (Cle)

1b- Justin Morneau (Min)

2b- Aaron Hill (Tor)

3b- Evan Longoria (TB)

SS- Jason Bartlett (TB)

OF- Jason Bay (Bos)

OF- Carl Crawford (TB)

OF- Adam Jones (Bal)

P- Zack Greinke (KC)

Bench:

C-Kurt Suzuki (Oak), 1b-Miguel Cabrera (Det), 1b-Paul Konerko (Chi), 2b-Ian Kinsler (Tex), 2b-Dustin Pedroia (Bos), 2b-Alberto Callaspo (KC), 3b-Michael Young (Tex), SS-Derek Jeter (NY), OF-Johnny Damon (NY), OF-Ichiro (Sea), OF-Nick Markakis (Bal), OF-Torii Hunter (LAA)

Pitching Staff:

Roy Halladay (Tor), Mark Buerhle (Chi), Justin Verlander (Det), Kevin Millwood (Tex), Tim Wakefield (Bos), Joe Saunders (LAA), CC Sabathia (NY), Jonathan Papelbon (Bos), Frank Francisco (Tex), Mariano Rivera (NY), Bobby Jenks (Chi), Jason Fraser (Tor)

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Starters:

C- Benji Molina (SF)

1b- Albert Pujols (Stl)

2b- Orlando Hudson (LA)

3b- Ryan Zimmerman (Was)

SS- Hanley Ramirez (Fla)

OF- Raul Ibanez (Phi)

OF- Carlos Beltran (NY)

OF- Brad Hawpe (Col)

P- Johan Santana

Bench:

C-Ivan Rodriguez (Hou), C-Ramon Hernandez (Cin), 1b-Joey Votto (Cin), 1b-Prince Fielder (Mil), 1b-Adrian Gonzalez (SD), 2b-Felipe Lopez (Ari), 2b-Chase Utley (Phi), 3b-David Wright (NY), 3b-Casey Blake (LAD), SS-Christian Guzman (Was), OF-Hunter Pence (Hou), OF-Carlos Lee (Hou)

Pitching Staff:

Wandy Rodriguez (Hou), Jair Jurrjens (Atl), Javier Vazquez (Atl), Chad Billengsley (LAD), Zach Duke (Pit), Matt Cain (SF), Tim Lincecum (SF), Josh Johnson (Fla), Francisco Rodriguez (NY), Heath Bell (SD), Trevor Hoffman (Mil), Jonathan Broxton (LAD)

So, there you go. What do you think? Comments in the comments section, please.

3 Comments »

  1. King Ing May 21, 2009 at 2:13 pm -

    How did you leave off Manny Ramirez?

  2. Brian May 22, 2009 at 12:21 pm -

    How do you not start M Cabrera?

    Also, 3 starters from a sub .500 TB is a bit much don’t ya think….

  3. stoeten May 22, 2009 at 12:56 pm -

    Love the site, and nice to see the Jays getting some respect. But Jeter over Marco Scutaro?!?! I’m sure Jeter WILL get the nod over Scoots, as some kind of lifetime achievement award, though.

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