Diaz, Haniger first time All-Stars, Cruz makes sixth appearance for Mariners
WASHINGTON D.C. — The Mariners have the fourth best record in baseball, and ahead of the All-Star roster announcements, the question was whether their stars would get the respect on a national level.
The answer was yes, for the most part. Edwin Diaz was considered a lock-in as he leads the league in saves with 35. Mitch Haniger gets his first nod, he is second in the MLB for RBIs and 13 homeruns on the year. Haniger will be a reserve with Nelson Cruz, who makes the cut for the sixth time, he has 22 homeruns this year.
Jean Segura becomes the first Mariner to be one of five Final Vote Candidates, he is up against very stiff competition with Andrew Benintendi, Andrelton Simmons, Eddie Rosario and Giancarlo Stanton.
To vote for Jean Segura, follow this link: https://www.mlb.com/all-star/final-vote
Voting ends Wednesday, July 11th at 1p.m. PT.
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