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Ernesto Frieri

Who in AL should get final All-Star spot?

Give it to Royals' Broxton

Ron Fritz

Baltimore Sun

As much as I like the work of the Rangers' Yu Darvish and the Orioles' Jason Hammel, let's give this one to the home team. I'd put Royals closer Jonathan Broxton on the team with the game being played in Kansas City this year.

It's not like you're adding a stiff. Broxton has 20 saves in 23 opportunities and a 2.05 ERA. Right now, designated hitter Billy Butler is the Royals' only representative. The Royals usually get just one because they are a small-market team and they haven't won in years. It just makes sense to give them a second...