Get White Sox a Paulstar! Vote Konerko! Vote Early! Vote Often!

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We all know that Paul Konerko of the Chicago White Sox got ROBBED by not getting an All-Star berth yesterday. But such is life at first base, especially in the American League. It’s just where most of the talent happens to be.  But Konerko is much more than the Sox best, most consistent offensive weapon in the first half of 2011- He’s the team’s captain and clubhouse leader.

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Rios and Konerko SNUBBED, Matt Thornton makes AL All-Star Squad

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Is this insane? No Paul Konerko or Alex Rios from the Chicago White Sox on the American League All-Star squad?

Konerko, however is one of the five AL finalists in the Major League All-Star Game Final Vote. GO HERE to get him in. (By doing it the Chicago Way- “vote early, vote often,” we’ve had good luck getting Scott Podsednik and A.J. Pierzynski in the game in year’s past, we can do it again).

And at least Matt Thornton, the talented left-handed specialist in the White Sox bullpen made the team. The hard-throwing southpaw in his seventh Major League season, was announced one of seven appointments made by American League manager Joe Girardi during Sunday afternoon’s MLB All-Star Selection Show.

Still, this is not how we had it figured.

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