There is growing distance between Andre Ethier and Jayson Werth in the race to start in the outfield at the All-Star Game.
Voting runs through Thursday at 8:59 p.m., but it is becoming likely that Andre Ethier will be a starting outfielder for the National League. The latest vote totals were released today, and Ethier is firmly in third place, with a comfortable lead over Jason Werth and Matt Holliday.
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Heyward was just placed on the disabled list by the Braves, and is expected miss the game. All-Star rosters will be announced on Sunday on TBS.
SB Nation Los Angeles is now live, and I look forward to meeting you at tonight's launch party at Capitol City Sports Grille. We will be watching the game from there, and blogging from there as well. It should be fun, with Matt Kemp back in the lineup and Ely Mania on the mound.
Mike Petriello of Mike Scioscias Tragic Illnesss breaks down George Sherrill's struggles this season, including the rather astonishing fact that Sherrill hasn't struck out a batter since May 17, a span of 30 batters faced.
Get your guesses in for Xeifrank's game simulation here.
Game Time: 7:15pm