American sports are marked by star players and that goes for NFL football, NBA basketball, and MLB baseball. However, the difference between the NBA and MLB is that the NBA honors players in the middle of the season with the All-Star Game and the end of the season with All-NBA awards. Now, it appears that Major League Baseball is jumping on the bandwagon.
MLB.com is now hosting All-MLB awards voting on their website and it would be hard to believe that it was not inspired by a recent column by Jeff Passan of ESPN.
This new concept could very easily become an award that carries as much weight as an All-Star Game appearance or a Gold Glove in the near future.
The following players have nominated as candidates for the All-MLB award at their respective positions in representation of the Dodgers:
Max Muncy, 2B
Max Muncy has been selected as a finalist at second base. Muncy faces some tough competition with Atlanta’s Ozzie Albies and Houston’s Jose Altuve also up for the win. Muncy had a terrific season, posting a .251 batting average and .889 on-base plus slugging percentage with 35 home…