Turner has been rocked by injury and regression in 2017, but his 2016 outburst as a second baseman/shortstop/center fielder still looms large. But since he mostly lets his bat do the talking, he's a perfect candidate to DH.
The two of them are also better defenders than Correa, who rates as a below average shortstop.
So, he's the one who gets bumped off his natural position to second base.
He also played one season in Nippon Professional Baseball for the Nippon Ham Fighters in 1992.
Marshall served as president and general manager of the Chico Outlaws of the North American League.
The idea here is to entertain that exact scenario by imagining what the American League and National League All-Star teams would look like if they consisted only of 25-and-under players. The ground rules are: Also, players will be rated according to their career WAR average (per 650 plate appearances for hitters, per 162 games for pitchers) at Baseball Reference. Where things get messy is at the three infield spots beyond first base.
It's a solid perspective of their baseline ability and will be handy for determining which of the two squads would be superior. With Francisco Lindor and Manny Machado slumping for much of the year, only Carlos Correa is having a great season.As established superstars who are having superstar-like seasons, Bryce Harper, Kris Bryant and Corey Seager are easy picks to lead the NL's young All-Stars. He may only have 70 major league games to his name, but his 25 homers put him on track to break the NL rookie record of 38. That leaves two options: either make do with lesser stars or insert guys with standout track records.The latter is a better way to fill out an "All-Star" team, and Trea Turner, Odubel Herrera and Christian Yelich make the grade. Of course, Michael Conforto could take Yelich's place in left field.Elsewhere, Gary Sanchez is a no-brainer to be in the squat, and Miguel Sano is a natural fit at designated hitter.First base is more of a mystery, but Joey Gallo's long-awaited power surge (21 home runs in 81 games) allows him to stand young players?Jose Ramirez is the toughest omit, so it's fortunate that he checks all the boxes for an ideal utility player.