The AL is deep at third base, with Machado the reserve behind the deserving Miguel Cabrera (.364, 28, 90). But the group of overlooked third baseman -- Tampa Bay's Evan Longoria (pictured above, .288, 17, 50), Oakland's Josh Donaldson (.319, 15, 58) and Texas' Adrian Beltre (.311, 18, 47) -- is startling. At least one should be on the squad and all three have a legitimate argument. In the NL, Nationals starter Stephen Strasburg (5-6) is among the league leaders in ERA (2.45, and it was 2.24 when the team was announced) and he carries some star power, but he was apparently punished for his won-loss record. And while the resurgent Pirates have four players on the NL roster (Jason Grilli, Jeff Locke, Pedro Alvarez, Andrew McCutchen), they should have three others in the game -- Starling Marte (.288, 100 hits), Russell Martin (.349 OBP) and Mark Melancon (0.85 ERA in 43 games).
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