5 Baltimore Orioles Players Who Have Played Like All-Stars So Far In 2016

By Bryan Zarpentine

Currently sitting atop the AL East are the Baltimore Orioles, who have been one of the best teams in baseball to this point in the season. It’s been a total team effort for the Orioles, as they have gotten great performances from both their hitters and pitching staff. Come this summer, Baltimore will be well represented at the MLB All-Star Game, and here are five Orioles who have played like they deserve a trip to the Midsummer Classic.

5 Baltimore Orioles Players Who Have Played Like All-Stars So Far In 2016
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5. Chris Davis

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Davis has been a little overshadowed in the Baltimore lineup this year, but with an .847 OPS he's certainly among the best first basemen in the American League. His power makes him a great player to include on the All-Star team.

5. Chris Davis

Davis has been a little overshadowed in the Baltimore lineup this year, but with an .847 OPS he's certainly among the best first basemen in the American League. His power makes him a great player to include on the All-Star team.

4. Zach Britton

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All-Star competition among closers is always stiff, but Britton should definitely get serious consideration. His 11 saves have helped the Orioles reach first place, and his 0.59 WHIP is unbelievable, which should be enough to get him an invitation.

4. Zach Britton

All-Star competition among closers is always stiff, but Britton should definitely get serious consideration. His 11 saves have helped the Orioles reach first place, and his 0.59 WHIP is unbelievable, which should be enough to get him an invitation.

3. Chris Tillman

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Tillman is in the midst of a career year, and it'd be a shame if it wasn't enough to get him on the All-Star team. With a 6-1 record and 2.61 ERA, he's Baltimore's ace and among the best starters in the American League this season.

3. Chris Tillman

Tillman is in the midst of a career year, and it'd be a shame if it wasn't enough to get him on the All-Star team. With a 6-1 record and 2.61 ERA, he's Baltimore's ace and among the best starters in the American League this season.

2. Mark Trumbo

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Trumbo has been the Orioles' X-factor this year in his first season in Baltimore. His 12 home runs are tied for the American League lead, and it'll be hard to find many players more deserving of an All-Star selection than Trumbo.

2. Mark Trumbo

Trumbo has been the Orioles' X-factor this year in his first season in Baltimore. His 12 home runs are tied for the American League lead, and it'll be hard to find many players more deserving of an All-Star selection than Trumbo.

1. Manny Machado

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Machado is a slam dunk to be on the All-Star team, and there's a strong argument that he deserves to be the MVP at this point in the season. At age 23, it's astounding the numbers he's putting up this year.

1. Manny Machado

Machado is a slam dunk to be on the All-Star team, and there's a strong argument that he deserves to be the MVP at this point in the season. At age 23, it's astounding the numbers he's putting up this year.

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