With a record currently standing at 35-36, the Pittsburgh Pirates are exceeding expectations so far in 2011.
With less than a month until the All-Star Game in Phoenix, Ariz., it is not to early to take a look at who could represent the surprising Pirates.
The team's success has been led by pitchers, with a few of the young nucleus of bats producing.
Some may argue that either Clint Hurdle or Ray Searage are the real candidates, but coaches are not voted on.
Here are five players in the hunt to represent Pittsburgh on July 12th: