As long as MLB All-Star Game voting is done by the fans, there will always be cases where popularity wins out over productionand this year is no different.

While the game does mean something these days with home-field advantage in the World Series at stake, it is still very much an exhibition for the fans, and they certainly have the right to elect the starter they want to see play.

Whether it is one fan base in particular stuffing the ballot box, a veteran superstar earning a start solely upon name recognition alone or a small-market star being overlooked in favor of a big-market counterpart, there are always deserving starters that wind up as reserves or being snubbed altogether.

Here is a look at six guys who are deserving of a starting spot in this year’s Midsummer Classic but look to be well on their way to getting snubbed by the fan vote.

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