As has been expected for about a week now, Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro was selected at the team’s (sole) representative in the All-Star game.
Unless you count manager Mike Quade, who will be one of the NL coaches.
Castro, 21, is a first-time All-Star, and currently sports a .309/.340/.427 line. He’s second in the NL in hits with 108, but leads the NL in errors at 16.
The only other Cub who merited serious consideration was reliever Sean Marshall, a set-up man, who has a 2.11 ERA and 1.15 WHIP in 38.1 innings. He’s struck out 39.
You can check out the full rosters, both AL and NL, here.