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The Giants have five All-Stars, whether they are eligible to play or not.
They are Tim Lincecum, Matt Cain, Brian Wilson, Ryan Vogelsong, and Pablo Sandoval.
The only player who was not a Bochy selection was Brian Wilson. He was a player pick and arguably the only Giant that deserved to be an All-Star without question.
Bochy went on to pick Tim Lincecum, who is having a "decent" season by his standards while starting pitchers like Tommy Hanson, Jordan Zimmerman and Jeff Karstens were not picked (or, in the case of Karstens, was one of several replacement players).
Some people will argue against Vogelsong, but I do believe that Bochy made a solid selection for a guy who not only played well enough to be an All-Star but whose journey is inspiring.
My real problem with these selections is the replacement player, Pablo Sandoval. I understand the decision, given the fact that there have been injuries and Aramis Ramirez declined.
The easy choice of remaining third basemen, however, would be Arizona Diamondback Ryan Roberts, who has been clutch and at times a "fire-starter" of sorts for his club.
It also irked me to hear that Bochy's reasoning was highlighted by Pablo's 21-game hit streak, despite him missing roughly two months of the season.