Upfront disclaimer: I always thought letting fans vote for the All-Star team -- or anything else -- is a horrid idea. It too often becomes more of a popularity contest or an award for a team's marketing effort.
So with that as a backdrop, understand that I can’t get too worked up over the
Voters also have
The top three outfielders in the first release of the fan voting are Denver’s
Puig leads outfielders in batting (.346) and on-base (.445) averages, and is second to Stanton in RBIs (38). And he probably leads in base-runner intimidation.
Now MLB encourages you to stuff the ballot box. You can vote online up to 25 times. Does that make sense? Some people actually have more important things to do, though apparently not in Colorado.