Jun 22, 2015; Seattle, WA, USA; Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost (3) does an interview during batting practice before a game against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports
The Red Sox will have an All-Star since that is required by baseball for each team to be represented. I am sure Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred has the office staff diligently hunched over computers and notching votes for as many non-Royals as possible. Hey – just give in to Omar Infante.
The real burden falls upon Ned Yost, who must make the personal appointed selections and that is where the Red Sox come in. Based on the last series in KC, Ned may be tempted to pick any Red Sox other than Rick Porcello.
So, just who do the Red Sox send? Who would go if Yost just selects one? Who is the most deserving as the sands of metrics shift week to week? Here are a few possible selections.