Anthony Rendon‘s name was not called on Sunday night during the 2014 All-Star Game Selection Show, as Chase Utley won the honor of starting at second base on July 15 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota at the Midsummer Classic.
If you’re immediately yelling “snub!” at the news of this, then hop aboard. We feel the same.
Rendon has slashed .282/.340/.483 with 12 home runs, 50 RBI, five triples, 94 hits and 60 runs scored. He has played great defensively at both second and third, and the Washington Nationals have been able to plug him in anywhere in the lineup.
He’s not completely out of the All-Star Game just yet, though, as MLB rightfully named him a member of the NL Final Vote:
— FOX Sports: MLB (@MLBONFOX) July 6, 2014
The Nationals have already begun promoting their young star:
If you want to see Rendon represent the National League on July 15, then be sure to hit the polls once they open. Only one member of the Final Vote can make it through to Minnesota.