The roster I am proposing for this article is not a prediction of what I think the final National League All-Star squad will look like. History has shown that fan voting and other hidden agendas tend to slightly skew the final roster from what it truly should resemble.
Instead, this will focus on who truly deserves to go to the 2012 MLB All-Star game as of right now.
Why right now?
We are almost halfway to the halfway point of the season, that's why. All selection rules will apply (i.e. one player from every team, etc.)
For a look back at this point last season, here are my 2011 National League MLB All-Star picks.