BREAKING NEWS: Dodgers Outfielders are nominated for the MLB All-Star Ballot…

The Los Angeles Dodgers have a few clear-cut and unexpected nominations for the Major League Baseball All-Star team, as of Wednesday’s start of the voting period. The squad entered nine players in the first round of voting.

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The outfield surprised everyone with their selections, although the obvious choices were first baseman Freddie Freeman, second baseman Gavin Lux, shortstop Mookie Betts, third baseman Max Muncy, catcher Will Smith, and designated hitter Shohei Ohtani.

The Dodgers have struggled with their bottom three in the lineup, yet they still nominated three outfielders who bat seventh, eighth, and ninth. Andy Pages, a rookie, is up for his first All-Star Game nomination. With 17 RBIs, five home runs, and a.256 batting average.

Jason Heyward, who had only played in 18 games and 48 at-bats, was also a nominee. With eight runs scored, six RBIs, and two home runs among his 11 hits, he also has a triple and a double. Currently batting.229 with an OPS of.726.

Finally, it should come as no surprise that Teoscar Hernández is included in the mix. With 38 RBIs, he is tied for the club lead. He also has 12 home runs, second only to Ohtani’s 14. With 59 hits this season and a batting average of.251, he ranks fourth on the club.

Voting for the first round closes on June 27 at 9 a.m. Pacific. Here is where fans can cast up to five daily votes.

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