Originally Posted by princeton
no offense, but Larkin beat out several shortstops for the All Star team
1) he was named as a sentimental pick in what was thought to be his final year
2) he was injured for much of the second half of the season.
This is the same thinking that resulted in Jimmah Haynes getting a two-year deal after a so-so season. It's time this organization expect more out of their players.