2011 MLB All-Star Game: 5 Changes to the AL Roster That Should Have Been Made

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2011 MLB All-Star Game: 5 Changes to the AL Roster That Should Have Been Made
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The 2011 MLB All-Star game, like every year, has its share of arguments. Players make it to the All-Star Game who do not deserve to be there, and deserving players get snubbed. When players bow out of the game, these are usually fixed.

This was the case this year. Jhonny Peralta replaced Derek Jeter and got his much-deserved first appearance (a sentence I never thought I would say), and Paul Konerko was named to the team on the final ballot.

While most of the issues have been fixed, and while Ron Washington did a very good job with the starting lineup in particular, there are players who still should have been named to the All-Star game and were snubbed multiple times.

Here are five changes on the American League side that should have been made.

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