Jose Altuve, Carlos Correa, Michael Brantley, and Ryan Pressly all found ways (with varying levels of credibility) to weasel out of appearing at the All-Star Game.
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74 | Our Very Special All-Star Week Edition – Major League A*Holes: IN THE HOLE
Liam Hendriks’ potty mouth was the highlight of a mediocre #ASG | ASKHOLE: Why the fuck do the #WhiteSox have Eloy Jimenez in left field? | Pete’s Twitter War: There’s NO comparison between Leury Garcia and Trevor Story | Shohei Ohtani was slightly disappointing but the Home Run Derby was definitely not | The future is bright for the #Cubs and #Tigers if the Futures Game is any indication | Willson Contreras exposed a completely fractured Cubs clubhouse | Crafty Al Avila shocked the world by drafting not one, but TWO #MLB Pipeline Top 10 prospects with RHPs Jackson Jobe and Ty Madden | Rob Manfred tried to use his All-Star bully pulpit to strong-arm Oakland into giving the #Athletcis a new stadium | No more shifts, 7-inning doubleheaders, or Manfred Men on 2B in extras if Rob has his way in 2022 | ASSTHETICS: Homogeneous uniforms ruin one of the coolest things about the ASG | Asshole(s) of the Week: Cowardly Houston Astros make up lame excuses why they couldn’t face the heat in Denver | Sticky Fingers Sticky Balls: The suspense is killing us (and Hector Santiago) #CubTogether #ChangetheGame #DetroitRoots #ResilientSF #RiseandGrind #MakeItMajor