Here are some of the best players who got snubbed from the 2022 MLB All-Star Game.
While many big leaguers are celebrating going to the 2022 MLB All-Star Game in Los Angeles, not everybody who should have made either roster ended up doing so.
Although there will be adjustments made to the American League and National League rosters in the coming days (injuries, pitchers not having enough rest to participate, etc.), we do have a few marquee players who are not yet going to Dodger Stadium in week and change. Admittedly, we don’t want no snubs, but a snub is a guy who can’t get no love from his All-Star Game manager.
Hopefully, any of these players mentioned by ESPN’s Jeff Passan will get to Los Angeles soon.
MLB All-Star Game 2022: 5 players who got snubbed from Midsummer Classic
SP Chicago White Sox
Dylan Cease is punching out dudes left and right for the Chicago White Sox
Although the Chicago White Sox are massively underperforming this season, starting pitcher Dylan Cease certainly made a compelling case for the All-Star Game. He has a top-10 ERA in baseball at 2.45 on the year. While his 7-4 record on the season is nothing to write home about, he has 133 punch outs, which is third most in baseball. His strikeouts per nine innings leads MLB.
Had the White Sox been a better team this season, his case may have been more compelling. His win/loss mark could be even more enticing. Regardless, Cease has been a steady pitcher in what has been a rather chaotic season for the South Siders. It is hard to bang the table on a pitcher from a third-place team that is below .500, but Cease certainly has his case to be in the All-Star Game.
It remains to be seen if his career-best 2.45 ERA is here to stay for the White Sox right-hander.