The 33-player American League and National League rosters are set for the 83rd MLB All-Star Game held this year at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City. Which league has the advantage at each position? Will the NL win its third consecutive Midsummer Classic?

 

Prince Fielder or Joey Votto?

NL: Prince Fielder, Detroit Tigers
Fielder: .375 OBP, .486 SLG, 12 HR, 53 RBIs

AL: Joey Votto, Cincinnati Reds
Votto: .471 OBP, .632 SLG, 14 HR, 47 RBIs

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Which league has the edge at first base?

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    35%
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    65%

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Robinson Cano or Dan Uggla?

AL: Robinson Cano, New York Yankees
Cano: .371 OBP, .591 SLG, 20 HR, 46 RBIs

NL: Dan Uggla, Atlanta Braves
Uggla: .362 OBP, .410 SLG, 11 HR, 43 RBIs

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Which league has the edge at second base?

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    91%
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    9%

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Adrian Beltre or Pablo Sandoval?

AL: Adrian Beltre, Texas Rangers
Beltre: .360 OBP, .534 SLG, 14 HR, 52 RBIs

NL: Pablo Sandoval, San Francisco Giants
Sandoval: .366 OBP, .482 SLG, 6 HR, 25 RBIs

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Which league has the edge at third base?

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    14%
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    86%

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Derek Jeter or Rafael Furcal?

AL: Derek Jeter, New York Yankees
Jeter: .349 OBP, .402 SLG, 7 HR, 25 RBIs

NL: Rafael Furcal, St. Louis Cardinals
Furcal: .345 OBP, .375 SLG, 5 HR, 31 RBIs

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Which league has the edge at shortstop?

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    71%
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    29%

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Mike Napoli or Buster Posey?

AL: Mike Napoli, Texas Rangers
Napoli: .338 OBP, .444 SLG, 12 HR, 30 RBIs

NL: Buster Posey, San Francisco Giants
Posey: .363 OBP, .472 SLG, 10 HR, 40 RBIs

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Which league has the edge at catcher?

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    25%
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    75%

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Better starting outfield?

AL: Jose Bautista, Blue Jays (.902 OPS); Curtis Granderson, Yankees (.857 OPS); Josh Hamilton, Rangers (1.038 OPS)

NL: Carlos Beltran, Cardinals (.972 OPS); Melky Cabrera, Giants (.907 OPS); Matt Kemp, Dodgers (1.163 OPS)

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Which league has the edge at first base?

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    66%
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    34%

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Better starting pitchers?

AL: Matt Harrison, Felix Hernandez, David Price, CC Sabathia, Chris Sale, Jered Weaver, C.J. Wilson, Justin Verlander

NL: Matt Cain, R.A. Dickey, Gio Gonzalez, Cole Hamels, Clayton Kershaw, Lance Lynn, Wade Miley, Stephen Strasburg

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Which league has the edge in starting pitchers?

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    56%
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    44%

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Better relief pitchers?

AL: Ryan Cook, Jim Johnson, Joe Nathan, Chris Perez, Fernando Rodney

NL: Aroldis Chapman, Joel Hanrahan, Craig Kimbrel, Jonathan Papelbon, Huston Street

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Which league has the edge in relief pitchers?

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    29%
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    71%

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Better infield reserves?

AL: Elvis Andrus, Asdrubal Cabrera, Miguel Cabrera, Ian Kinsler, Paul Konerko, Joe Mauer, Matt Wieters

NL: Jose Altuve, Starlin Castro, Ian Desmond, Bryan LaHair, Yadier Molina, Carlos Ruiz, David Wright

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Which league has the edge in infield reserves?

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    72%
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    28%

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Better outfield reserves?

AL: Adam Jones, Mike Trout, Mark Trumbo

NL: Ryan Braun, Jay Bruce, Carlos Gonzalez, Andrew McCutchen, Giancarlo Stanton

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Which league has the edge in outfield reserves?

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    26%
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    74%

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