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Every year there are debates about the all-stars. Fans pick starters, players pick reserves, managers pick pitchers and more reserves, and every team gets represented...like T-ball. Unfortunately, this decides home-field advantage for the World Series. This aspect should not be a part, especially when the games aren't really being played to win, but to get everyone on the roster (except one pitcher) onto the field at some point or another.
I have decided to pick my all-stars based on who I want to see the play the most. I am a fan after all. I'm also going to throw out the one player per team rule and exclude currently injured players.
Starter: Joe Mauer
Reserves: Carlos Santana and Mike Napoli
Starter: Miguel Cabrera
Reserves: Justin Morneau and Paul Konerko
Starter: Robinson Cano
Reserves: Ian Kinsler
Starter: Derek Jeter
Reserves: Elvis Andrus
Starter: Evan Longoria
Reserves: Michael Young and Alex Rodriguez
Outfield and DH
Starters: Josh Hamilton, Ichiro, Carl Crawford, Vladimir Guerrero
Reserves: Brennan Boesch, Alex Rios, Nelson Cruz, Brett Gardner, Franklin Gutierrez
David Price, Cliff Lee, CC Sabathia, Justin Verlander, Jered Weaver, Phil Hughes, Jon Lester, Felix Hernandez, Naftali Feliz, Mariano Rivera
Starter: Brian McCann
Reserves: Buster Posey and Miguel Montero
Starter: Albert Pujols
Reserves: Joey Votto and Adrian Gonzalez
Starter: Brandon Phillips
Reserves: Dan Uggla and Martin Prado
Starter: Hanley Ramirez
Reserves: Jimmy Rollins and
Starter: David Wright
Reserves: Scott Rolen and Ryan Zimmerman
Outfield and DH
Starters: Matt Holliday, Ryan Braun, Justin Upton
Reserves: Colby Rasmus, Andrew McCutchen, Andre Ethier, Jayson Werth
Roy Halladay, Ubaldo Jimenez, Josh Johnson, Adam Wainwright, Chris Carpenter, Tim Lincecum, Tommy Hanson, Jaime Moyer, Roy Oswalt, Jonathan Broxton
Who do you think would win this match-up of these theoretical rosters?