MLB All-Star Snubs: Keith Law Weighs In On Yu Darvish Voting

Look, Keith Law isn't happy about Ryan Cook being named an All-Star or Yu Darvish being "relegated to the last-man ballot." He weighs in the All-Star voting here:

The joke here is that it seems like every closer in the American League is on the roster. Making Ryan Cook an All-Star on the basis of 34 fluky innings -- and making him the token Athletic instead of Josh Reddick, who has 18 home runs -- means Yu Darvish, not a top-10 starter in the AL but a good one who happens to represent one of MLB's biggest international markets, is relegated to the last-man ballot. (Including Darvish instead of Harrison would have made sense, as well, while keeping the team numbers in balance.) Never mind the obvious slight to dominant setup guys -- are the various constituencies involved in assembling these pitching staffs really that blinded by a useless fantasy stat?

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