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Aaron Boone blasts All-Star Game voters for Gleyber Torres snub

Aaron Boone blasts All-Star Game voters for Gleyber Torres snub


 Aaron Boone offered some advice for the All-Star game voters:  “Kick rocks.  “I think its a joke [Gleyber Torres] is not on that team,” Boone told reporters ahead of Wednesday night’s game against the Mets “It’s ridiculous… It doesn’t seem right to me that he’s not on that team.”  The AL-leading Yankees are sending three players to Cleveland for the early July festivities Gary Sanchez and DJ LeMahieu will start, while Aroldis Chapman will be in the bullpen  Minnesota’s Jorge Polanco got the starting nod, while on Wednesday, Brandon Lowe and Xander Bogaerts were named injury replacements Cleveland’s Francisco Lindor is also a reserve.  The Yankees’ 22-year-old plays both shortstop and second baseman, but was in the running for shortstop He was batting .295 with 19 home runs and 45 RBIs at the time of the All-Star game selections  “I don’t control that situation,” Torres said over the weekend. “I put up really good numbers to make the team I don’t have the last word. I knew I put up good numbers and if it doesn’t happen, I will take those days for rest ”  Boone was also livid on Tuesday.  “It’s a bit of a head-scratcher, and hopefully there’s still a way for them to get on because both of those guys are certainly deserving,” Boone told WFAN, also mentioning Luke Voit

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