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  1. All-Star roster surprises and snubs

    Keith Law

    The MLB All-Star Game rosters always spur controversy for who's out and who's in, but also because there aren't clear rules on what makes an All-Star in the first place. I've never bought the maxim that it should just be the players who are having th...

    Blog | July 06, 2014
  2. The biggest All-Star snubs

    Keith Law

    Sunday's announcements of the All-Star rosters didn't produce as many shocks for me as past years' rosters did, especially given that I've already accepted that the players and managers don't quite grasp the part about saves ...

    Blog | July 02, 2012
  3. Zack Greinke, Johnny Cueto and other All-Star snubs

    Keith Law

    Keith Law gives his choices for the biggest 2012 All-Star snubs.

    Blog | Conversation | July 02, 2012
  4. Talented Cape Cod All-Star snubs

    John Birtwell

    Not every player is going to wow you with physical tools or size. But there are plenty of players out there who can add value and consistency to any team. Many of the league's better players were represented at the All-Star game, but there were ...

    Blog | August 09, 2011
  5. MLB: A list of players who have disappointed most over MLB's firs...

    Jonah Keri

    Jonah Keri rewards some of the worst first-half performers of the MLB season with a special place on his No-Star team.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2011
  6. Minnesota Twins' Francisco Liriano most egregious 2010 MLB All-St...

    Peter Keating

    Much was made of the few notable absences from the 2010 All-Star rosters. But there is no bigger snub than Twins pitcher Francisco Liriano, who has been the best in baseball when it comes to statistics pitchers can most control.

    Blog | Conversation | July 08, 2010
  7. All-Star snubs and storylines

    Buster Olney

    You wouldn't blame Joey Votto for being frustrated that he isn't on the All-Star team, or the Padres' pitchers, or Kevin Youkilis or Jered Weaver or Brennan Boesch or Rickie Weeks. But there are some really nice stories, too. Like wit...

    Blog | July 05, 2010
  8. MLB All-Star Game: Adrian Gonzalez, Adam Jones, Edwin Jackson sho...

    Jay Jaffe

    Baseball Prospectus looks at deserving All-Stars who could get snubbed, including Adrian Gonzalez, Aaron Hill and a closer who had never saved a game before this season.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2009
  9. Varitek? Tejada? All-Star Game rosters somewhat of a mess

    Keith Law

    Jason Varitek as an AL reserve? Miguel Tejada as a NL reserve? Keith Law highlights the players who don't belong in the All-Star Game and the ones who do, but were left out.

    Story | Conversation | July 06, 2008
  10. NL missing one of its best in Rollins

    Keith Law

    Here's a look at the worst snubs -- Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins tops the list -- and the worst inclusions on the All-Star rosters.

    Story | Conversation | July 01, 2007
  11. Nationals without any All-Stars?

    AJ Mass

    As of Sunday morning, there were no Washington Nationals players on the list of names headed to Minnesota for this season's All-Star Game. The reason for the "snub" was the fact that Jordan Zimmermann, who had to leave his Friday start in the fourth ...

    Blog | July 13, 2014
  12. All-Star roster surprises and snubs

    Keith Law

    This year's All-Star rosters are surprisingly good. In most years, this exercise is hard to finish because there are so many dubious selections and glaring omissions, but this year, there are only a few of each, and most of the problems either come f...

    Blog | July 07, 2013
  13. MLB - There are some fantastic storylines as we head to the All-S...

    Buster Olney

    There are some fantastic storylines heading into the MLB All-Star Game. But there are some fantastic snubs, too, Buster Olney writes.

    Blog | Conversation | July 05, 2010
  14. Might be time to change selection process

    John Kruk

    John Kruk discusses the All-Star Game snubs, Kenny Rogers and how baseball can serve as a humbler.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2005
  15. Twins outfielder overlooked on his own team

    Jim Baker

    With productive hitters like Bobby Kielty fighting for playing time, can the Twins afford to carry a light hitting first baseman?

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2003