Teams are pulling out all the stops to help their star win the 2018 All-Star Final Vote
The 2018 MLB All-Star Game is right around the corner, but there's still one bit of business to tend to before the baseball world descends upon Nationals Park next week: the 2018 Camping World MLB All-Star Final Vote, in which five players from each league vie for those coveted final roster spots.
It's a stacked list of nominees this year, from home run leaders to surprise sensations, which means that each campaign has had to go above and beyond to stand out -- and boy, have they ever. Below are just a few of the most outlandish moves that teams have made in support of their guy, and who knows what else they have in store before voting closes on Wednesday at 4 p.m.
Boston knows that the quickest way to a baseball fan's heart is through chicken tenders -- or should we say chicken Benintenders, as they will henceforth be known at Fenway Park:
L.A., on the other hand, was on the road for a series against the Padres. So, rather than simply campaigning from afar, they decided to take their show on the road -- with not one but two Max Muncy Voting Caravans:
They proceeded to basically take over Petco Park:
Minnesota's affinity for The Bachelor is well-established, so it's no surprise that, with left fielder Eddie Rosario in the middle of a career year, they've come up with a related hashtag: #AcceptThisRosie.
But it was a bit of a surprise when Rosario started handing out actual roses to unsuspecting fans/potential voters at Target Field:
Arguably no clubhouse is more committed to getting its guy elected than New York's, which has become so invested that players have taken to literally dressing like Stanton. (Apparently Giancarlo's defining fashion characteristic is just never wearing a shirt.)
No clubhouse, that is, save the Giants', who see your shirtless promo -- at least in the case of
Happen to be flying from Seattle to L.A. on Tuesday morning? We hope you're a big Jean Segura fan -- if not, you will be by the end of the flight: