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Yasiel Puig only fifth outfielder in first NL All-Star vote results
Yasiel Puig only fifth outfielder in first NL All-Star vote results

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 National League’s first release of its All-Star voting, which shows Yasiel Puig sitting in the fifth spot. Voters also have Giancarlo Stanton in the fourth spot. That the two most obvious outfield choices for the National League currently would not start tells you all you need to know about fan voting. The top three outfielders in the first release of the fan voting are...

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