The 2012 MLB All-Star "Final Vote" results are in, with Yu Darvish and David Freese getting the nods, and now we can give a final look at the snub list.
While the All-Star Game, in principle, is about bringing together the best of the best, quite often fan voting turns it into a mere popularity contest. Since success breeds popularity, in most cases, it works itself out.
Per usual, however, there are a good number of guys kicked to the curb who should have been included this Midsummer Classic. Of biggest note, National League pitchers were in a tough predicament due to the unusually high amount of quality pitching this season.
Sometimes finding a spot for additional players can be tricky; somewhere, the line has to be drawn.
Though a few situations have already been rectified—Chipper Jones, arguably the biggest snub, will take the place of the hobbled Matt Kemp—keep reading to see the 10 players still most deserving of a shot.