We here at the WCCO.com Twins Blog are naturally big baseball fans, so we always look forward to the All-Star Game. All the more so this season because the Mid-Summer Classic is being held at Target Field. One of the joys of baseball’s annual honor for the best in the game, is that fans get to play a significant role in selecting who gets play in the game.
Ricky Rubio is parlaying his early success into a surprising amount of All-Star votes. The NBA released its first returns for All-Star voting on Thursday. The Timberwolves rookie is third among Western Conference guards with 133,520 votes.