Chris Sale, Anthony Rizzo among those on the All-Star Game Final Vote list

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The American League had some notable starting pitching snubs when the rosters were unveiled this evening. So it is no surprise that the five American Leaguers on the Final Vote list are starters:

  • SP: Chris Sale, Chicago White Sox
  • SP: Corey Kluber, Cleveland Indians
  • SP: Rick Porcello, Detroit Tigers
  • SP: Garrett Richards, Los Angeles Angels
  • SP: Dallas Keuchel, Houston Astros

On the National League side, it’s all hitters:

  • 1B: Anthony Rizzo, Chicago Cubs
  • 3B: Anthony Rendon, Washington Nationals
  • 3B: Casey McGehee, Miami Marlins
  • 1B: Justin Morneau, Colorado Rockies
  • OF: Justin Upton, Atlanta Braves

Voting closes on Thursday at 4 PM ET.

Justin Turner and Chris Taylor named co-MVPs of NLCS

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Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner and SS/CF Chris Taylor have been named co-MVPs of the NLCS, J.P. Hoornstra of the Southern California News Group reports.

Turner hit .333/.478/.667 with four singles, two home runs, and five walks across 23 plate appearances in the NLCS. He hit a walk-off three-run home run off of John Lackey in the ninth inning to win Game 2 for the Dodgers.

Taylor hit .316/.458/.789 with two singles, a double, a triple, two home runs, and five walks in 24 NLCS plate appearances. He hit a go-ahead solo home run in Game 1. He hit another go-ahead solo homer in Game 3 and later added an RBI triple.