Re: Should Puig be an all-star candidate?
Originally Posted by Chip R
I don't really have a problem with Puig being an All Star because of a hot month but where do you draw the line? Let's say the Mets or Yankees or Red Sox called someone up around the last week of June. Then the kid just goes on a Puigesque tear and captures the fancy of the nation; so much so that MLB Network is cutting away to his every AB and ESPN is treating him like the second coming of Tebow. Does he go to the ASG?
So you wonder if MLB should be a slave to the MLB pop culture and cave in to accommodate the next great thing who actually timed his historic hot streak close enough to the AS game to make people seriously consider an ignorant stance?
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