The 2017 MLB All-Star Game and all the surround festivities have came and went. Chip and Cern share their thoughts on the game, Home Run Derby, line-ups, Cern and Tony’s All-Star Game experience in 2007 and more. There is also a really solid Brady Anderson tangent. 

The show opens with Chip and Cern talking about how they don’t do any show prep, which everyone knows already. In 2007, Tony and Cern took a week off work for the 2007 All-Star Game at AT&T Park. They stayed the entire week at Chip’s apartment and it was a great time. Home Run Derby was top notch, Cern shook Cal Ripken’s hand, Tony Gwynn (RIP, RIP) and more.

 

The Home Run Derby changed the game play rules a few years back and it has really improved the game.

 

The lineup for the 2017 Home Run Derby is and the results are included:

 

American League

 

Miguel Sano — Minnesota Twins, 21 HRs

Aaron Judge — New York Yankees, 30 HRs

Gary Sanchez — New York Yankees,13 HRs

Mike Moustakas — Kansas City Royals, 25 HRs

 

National League

 

Giancarlo Stanton — Miami Marlins, 26 HRs

Cody Bellinger — Los Angeles Dodgers, 25 HRs

Justin Bour — Miami Marlins, 20 HRs

Charlie Blackmon — Colorado Rockies, 21 HRs

Here is the 2017 MLB All-Star Game Lineup:

 

American League Starters

 

First Base: Justin Smoak, Toronto Blue Jays

Second Base: Jose Altuve, Houston Astros

Shortstop: Carlos Correa, Houston Astros

Third Base: Jose Ramirez, Cleveland Indians

Catcher: Salvador Perez, Kansas City Royals

 

Outfielder: Aaron Judge, New York Yankees

 

Outfielder: Mookie Betts*, Boston Red Sox (*replaced Mike Trout in the AL starting lineup)

Outfielder: George Springer, Houston Astros

Designated Hitter: Corey Dickerson, Tampa Bay Rays

 

Pitchers:

SP Chris Sale, BOS

SP Dallas Keuchel, HOU

SP Ervin Santana, MIN

SP Jason Vargas, KC

SP Luis Severino, NYY

SP Yu Darvish** ,TEX

SP Michael Fulmer**, DET

SP Corey Kluber**, CLE

SP Lance McCullers Jr., HOU

RP Craig Kimbrel, BOS

RP Andrew Miller, CLE

RP Dellin Betances, NYY

SP Chris Archer***, TB

RP Chris Devenski***, HOU

RP Brandon Kintzler***, MIN

RP Roberto Osuna***,TOR

* Injured

** Starting on Sunday so unable to pitch in ASG

*** Replacement

 

RESERVES

C Gary Sanchez, NYY

1B Yonder Alonso, OAK

2B Starlin Castro**,NYY

2B Jonathan Schoop, BAL

2B Robinson Cano***, SEA

3B Miguel Sano, MIN

3B Mike Moustakas*, KC

SS Francisco Lindor, CLE

OF Avisail Garcia, CWS

OF Michael Brantley, CLE

OF Justin Upton***, DET

DH Nelson Cruz, SEA

* "Final Vote" winner in AL

** Injured

*** Replacement

 

National League Starters

 

First Base: Ryan Zimmerman, Washington Nationals

Second Base: Daniel Murphy, Washington Nationals

Shortstop: Zack Cozart, Cincinnati Reds

Third Base: Nolan Arenado, Colorado Rockies

Catcher: Buster Posey, San Francisco Giants

Outfielder: Bryce Harper, Washington Nationals

Outfielder: Charlie Blackmon, Colorado Rockies

Outfielder: Marcell Ozuna, Miami Marlins

 

Pitchers:

 

SP Clayton Kershaw*, LAD

SP Max Scherzer, WSH

SP Robbie Ray, ARI

SP Zack Greinke, ARI

SP Carlos Martinez, STL

SP Stephen Strasburg, WSH

RP Kenley Jansen, LAD

RP Greg Holland, COL

RP Wade Davis, CHC

RP Brad Hand, SD

RP Corey Knebel, MIL

RP Pat Neshek, PHI

SP Alex Wood**,LAD

* Starting Sunday so unable to pitch

 

** Replacement

 

 

RESERVES

C Yadier Molina, STL

1B Paul Goldschmidt, ARI

1B Joey Votto, CIN

2B DJ LeMahieu, COL

2B Josh Harrison, PIT

3B Jake Lamb, ARI

3B Justin Turner*, LAD

SS Corey Seager, LAD

OF Cody Bellinger, LAD

OF Giancarlo Stanton, MIA

OF Michael Conforto, NYM

OF Ender Inciarte, ATL

* "Final Vote" winner in NL

 

Chip then poses the question to Cern about what % of MLB players are using PED’s. Cern estimates 10% and Chip would co-sign this. 

 

This throws Chip and Cern into a Brady Anderson tangent. 

 

Chip gives Stat Boy Dana some props on a fantasy baseball battle which didn’t end well for Chip.

 

How did your picks for the Home Run Derby go? How did Chip and Cern’s picks go for the All-Star game? Let us know of Twitter (@chipandcernshow) or on Facebook

 

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