The 83rd edition of the MLB All-Star Game has come and gone from Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City.
The controversy surrounding the game is always running rampant. Were the correct players in the game? Why did a certain player get to start over a much better player for my franchise? Why does a game voted on by the fans dictate which league gets home-field advantage during the World Series?
The rosters have been dissected, discussed and argued about since Monday, so let’s add a little fuel to the fire.
Let’s grade the best and worst performances of the starters for the Midsummer Classic. One factor that made these decisions even more difficult is that so many of the starters could have fallen into either of these categories. I wanted to take this opportunity to highlight the individuals who stood out among the rest.
Grading an individual player’s performance among a team game is never easy, but let’s look at the best and the worst from the 2012 Midsummer Classic.