Los Angeles Dodger fans couldn’t be more excited about first baseman Adrian Gonzalez landing in third place for the 2016 MLB All-Star Game, however fans are surprised Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager is not even in the top 5 for the shortstops category.
The latest National League balloting update for the 2016 MLB All-Star Game was announced via MLB Communications on twitter.
Here is a look at the latest NL balloting updates for the 2016 MLB All-Star Game presented by MasterCard. pic.twitter.com/oA5gjMCJss
— MLB Communications (@MLB_PR) June 8, 2016
Considering Seager’s incredible stats for the month of May, Fans are confused why the young shortstop hasn’t secured a spot in the top 5 slots. Check out his numbers below.
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With those kind of stats how can Seagar not be among the top 5 shortstops? Fans took to twitter to address the situation.
Corey Seager not being in top-5 of All-Star voting is proof that the entire process is a joke.
— Ron Cervenka (@Think_BlueLA) June 8, 2016
Corey Seager and Aledmys Diaz are WAR and OPS leaders at SS in the NL, respectively, and are not in the top 5 in voting.
— Craig Calcaterra (@craigcalcaterra) June 8, 2016
NL All-Star leaders: 5 Cubs plus Molina (C), Cespedes (OF), Harper (OF). Adrian Gonzales 3rd at 1B, Corey Seager not among top 5 at SS.
— Bill Shaikin (@BillShaikin) June 8, 2016
As of late, Seagar has proven his worthiness of an all-star position. According to Dodger Insider, Seager is continuing to make history.
— Dodger Insider (@DodgerInsider) June 6, 2016
Most recently Seager helped the Dodgers defeat the Atlanta Braves 4-2 with 3 solo homers making that 12 home runs for the season.
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