NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The All-Star Game will have a Kansas City flavor, just not as much as it appeared last month.
And the hometown Reds can celebrate a starter, too, despite Cincinnati’s sorry season.
As for New York? The Big Apple won’t have a representative in the starting lineup for the first time since 1992, when David Cone (Mets) and Roberto Kelly (Yankees) were selected as reserves.
“The Yankees were in their rough patch at that time, and we were kind of at the end of our run,” Cone told the New York Post. “You could see that coming.”
Houston second baseman Jose Altuve passed Kansas City’s Omar Infante in the final days of voting, leaving four Royals as starters for the All-Star Game.
Cincinnati’s Todd Frazier leapfrogged St. Louis third baseman Matt Carpenter and will be in the NL starting lineup for the July 14 game at Great…
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