Just mere hours after being named to the All-Star game, Giancarlo Stanton joined an extremely dubious list after receiving a golden sombrero during Miami's defeat against Arizona. While he's been one of the more solid hitters in the league, the All-Star received his sombrero after striking out four times in four plate appearances.
While Giancarlo Stanton has his name etched in as a National League All-Star, third baseman Casey McGehee needs some help to make his way to Minnesota. With Casey McGehee as a member of the Last Man vote, his Marlins teammates are trying to help push for their teammate to join Stanton in Minnesota.
Despite the slew of people that are picking Giancarlo Stanton for the Home Run Derby, the Marlins outfielder feels that Oakland outfielder Yoenis Cespedes is the man to beat.
Despite his selection to the All-Star Game and the Home Run Derby, Stanton wasn't totally excited after learning that McGehee wasn't overlooked by Mike Matheny for the All-Star game.
Marlin Maniac's David Polakoff takes a look at the personal dilemma he faces pertaining to Casey McGehee's All-Star status.
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