Thursday, April 14, 2011

All-Star Notes

Did anyone notice who is not on the AL All-Star team this season? The great Louie Ma. It is only the 2nd time since Season 9 that he has missed making the AL All-Star team.

Vicente Delgado will be making his 11th trip to the All-Star Game. Santos Lopez is making his 9th. Chuck Moore, Leonardo Walker, Al Duvall - 7th. Russ Bale, Luis Hernandez - 6th.

Three Former All-Star MVPs will be playing. Kennie Duncan Season 17. Chuck Moore Season 16. Alex Rivera Season 12

Five former #1 Overall Draft picks will be playing: Brad Tebeau, Chuck Moore, Roger Haren, Santos Lopez, Leon Padgett

Average Age:
AL pitchers - 28.7
2.5 All-Star appearances per pitcher
NL pitchers - 28.9
3.1 All-Star appearances per pitcher

AL position players - 27
2.9 All-Star appearances per player
NL position players - 27.5
2.4 All-Star appearance per player

There are 12 players on the AL roster and 14 on the NL who are playing in their first All-Star Game. Harry Zoltan is the oldest first timer. He's 32.

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AL 000000100  170
NL 00002000x  271
LP: Charlie Strong
MVP: Harry Martinez 1 for 1, rbi double, scored eventual game-winning run
Starting Pitchers: Brad Tebeau AL, Leonardo Walker NL

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