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    Brian Walton
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    As we have discussed a little on here, there are not any Cardinal players deserving of a top spot. DeJong looked like an All-Star early on, but regressed a lot during the club’s swoon in May.

    As for the Cubs, I really do not see Heyward nor Schwarber as any more deserving than Ozuna, so in that regard we could have a guy there. Like DeJong, Heyward got off to a good start, but last time I looked he had come back down to earth, although I have not checked his stats lately.

    Now that the leagues are really “conferences”, the game is not nearly as magical as it once was. They are still called “Leagues”, but not independent organizations so the game is dulled down like the NBA and NFL games have been all along.

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    I was hoping Tommy LaStella would get the starting 2B nod for the AL just to stick it in the Cubs face. If I recall they tried to option him to Iowa last year and he refused to go so they eventually got rid of him. Now he is having a career year for the Angels.

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    As for the Cardinals we are fortunate there is a rule that every team has to be represented in the All Star game or we would be shut out, and deservedly so. That should serve notice to the front office of what a very average team they have assembled that no one believes any of their players are worthy. Goold has written about this recently.

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    Hey at least we got one All-Star on the team. How many other teams can say that?

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    Yawn

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    Flatout embarrassing that this once proud organization that has historically produced or employed All-Star caliber talent had to rely on the MLB pity pick to be represented at the game. This should close the book on the regime running this franchise into the ground but something tells me it won’t.

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    TC…. agree with your sentiments. We have AS caliber talent but they haven’t shown one bit of it this season. Sad, very sad. DeWitt is like “what they have an All-Star game”? “Mo…. how come OUR All-Stars aren’t on the team”?

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    We have AS caliber talent but they haven’t shown one bit of it this season.

    That’s just it 14N, I’m not sure they currently have AS type talent. Sure at one time a few where but not so sure anymore. it’s a miracle they aren’t further out in the standings. Thats not a testament to their play or ability but the fact other teams have glaring flaws as well.

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    Brewers get a fifth All-Star, though his teammate stepped aside. Worth monitoring Hader’s back situation as the Brewers’ pen is not as deep as the Cards’ (and they already lost Corey Knebel for the entire season).

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    The Rockies may be regretting not keeping LaMahieu, as their young top middle infield prospects are struggling. But they had to make a choice and by signing Blackmon and Arenado they could not squeeze in enough salary room for DJ.

    They are similar to the Cards so far this year – expectations were high, but they have stayed around .500.

    The difference is that by late July people will be talking about the Broncos out here, whereas in St. Louis the Cardinals will still be big sports news, good or bad.

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    Got to say the all star roster looks pretty spot-on for the current state of the teams. Was hoping to see Goldschmidt or Ozuma on that list this year They both do have star power(name recognition) though I would rather see them there cause we’re having a great year! Go Cardinals!

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    Had Ozuna been healthy, he likely would have been the Cardinals representative rather than DeJong.

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    It should have been Gant.

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    Dejong is fine as a choice. Gant has probably been better but Dejong was leading the NL shortstops in WAR until just recently.

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    Ozuna DeJong and Gant are the only three Cardinals that would possibly be on this year’s team. Maybe by the end of the year a couple more guys will be thought of on the All-League team for 2019.

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    Maybe by the end of the year, a couple more guys will be thought of on the All-League team for 2019.

    Official Odds:

    Bader – 8-1
    Brebbia – 17-1
    Carpenter – 26-1
    Edman – 4-1
    Flaherty – 5-1
    Fowler – 11-1
    Gallegos – 7-1
    Gant – 4-1
    Goldschmidt – 3-1
    Hudson – 6-1
    Leone – 140-1
    C. Martinez – 5-1
    J. Martinez – 8-1
    Mikolas – 8-1
    Miller – 55-1
    Molina – 4-1
    Munoz – 6-1
    O’Neill – 24-1
    Ponce – 15-1
    Ravelo – 120-1
    Wacha – 72-1
    Waino – 13-1
    Webb – 400-1
    Wieters – 36-1
    Wong – 5-1

    #97439
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    Miller would seem to be a decent bet there. If he pitches like he has the last two months, he could be a sneaky value.

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    Dejong is in the game.

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    Paul started a double play defensively in the seventh and walked in the eighth.

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    Dejong with a big walk to load the bases. This is it for the NL. They don’t do it here they’re not doing it.

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