The Reds infield will be well represented at the All-Star Game, with Scooter Gennett, Eugenio Suarez and Joey Votto selected for the second team. Gennett and Suarez will make their first appearance as All-Stars. This is Joey Votto’s sixth time being selected. Former Reds Shin-Soo Choo and Aroldis Chapman were also selected. The game is July 17 in Washington D.C.

10 Responses

  1. Bill

    I didn’t think all three would make it, but glad they did. I just hope Scooter is used as a pinch hitter and uses the rest of the time to rest the shoulder

  2. cfd3000

    Congratulations to all 3. I was pleasantly surprised that Votto was selected, but happy that he made the team. But Suarez and Gennett were clear cut, and especially since this is the first All-Star game for both I’m really pleased that they were recognized.

  3. GreatRedLegsFan

    Hopefully this will be the first of many for Geno, well deserved, congratulations!

  4. Jim Walker

    Pleasantly surprised that all three are safely in, Votto a bit unexpectedly for me too. I had figured either Eugenio or Scooter would get in outright but that the other would end up in the last man run off.

  5. CI3J

    I’m more surprised Iglesias didn’t make the cut as a reliever.

    • Jeff Reed

      Not saying anything new but it’s been obvious Iggy has not been as ‘close down’ in the last month as previously.

    • Bill

      His numbers really don’t stand out as being elite and without the low ERA and high save totals he isn’t going to get much attention. If he was putting up a sub 2 ERA and throwing 100 MPH regularly he would be in

  6. Steelerfan

    Congratulations to all three. I was kind of hoping Scooter would get a chance to rest the shoulder, but I am sure he is glad to trade that for his first all star appearance.

  7. Brandon Bowling

    One easy way to get Scooter’s shoulder some rest would be to give Dilson Herrera a few starts! Deserves the All-Star nod though, as does Geno. Votto deserves every accolade we can ever bestow upon him.