American League vs. National League

By now interleague play is in full swing. A lot of people seem to have beef with it. I personally don’t mind interleague play. It gives fans a chance to see players/teams they don’t normally have a chance to. Also, it’s pretty entertaining to see some of those AL pitchers with a “deer-in-headlights” look on their face while at-bat.

Interleague is a chance to see how the AL and NL match up against one another; starting pitching, bullpen, hitting, defense, etc. Sure all that’s important, but we here at Ladies… want to focus on a more important issue: Which league has the hotter players?

Now to be fair I choose a player from each division. Let’s see how the leagues’ hotness match up in starting pitching, bullpen, infielders, and outfielders. Enjoy!

Starting Pitching

AL

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Scott Kazmir: Tampa Bay Ray

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Zack Greinke: Kansas City Royals

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Vin Mazzaro: Oakland A’s

NL

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Barry Zito: San Francisco Giants

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Rich Harden: Chicago Cubs

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Cole Hamels: Philadelphia Phillies

Winner: There are definitely some cuties in AL starting rotations but I have to give it to the NL in this one.

Bullpen

AL

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Chris Ray: Baltimore Orioles

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Jensen Lewis: Cleveland Indians

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Miguel Batista: Seattle Mariners

NL

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Kyle McClellan: St. Louis Cardinals

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Jesus Colome: Washington Nationals

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Huston Street: Colorado Rockies

Winner: This time I gotta give the edge to the AL. The NL may have the hotter starting pitchers, but the AL sure looks better in relief.

Infielders

AL

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Evan Longoria: Tampa Bay Rays

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Joe Mauer: Minnesota Twins

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Ian Kinsler: Texas Rangers

NL

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David Wright: New York Mets

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JJ Hardy: Milwaukee Brewers

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Ian Stewart: Colorado Rockies

Winner: Kinsler, Mauer, and Longoria are a hard trio to beat. But the AL loses some serious points because of Longoria’s facial hair and poor choice in clothing. Also, he may not be listed but the NL has Chase Utley as well. I gotta give this one to the NL.

Outfielders

AL

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Grady Sizemore: Cleveland Indians

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Nick Markakis: Baltimore Orioles

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Franklin Gutierrez: Seattle Mariners

NL

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Ryan Braun: Milwaukee Brewers

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Matt Kemp: Los Angeles Dodgers

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Chase Headley: San Diego Padres

Winner: This one was a no-brainer. The AL has Sizemore; they win this one.

So it seems as though we have a tie. But unlike in 2002, there should no outcry about this decision. MLB just has hot players no matter which league you are looking at.

5 thoughts on “American League vs. National League

  1. Ian Stewart is quite cute. Unfortunately, I already know someone by that name and every time I hear it I picture a kindly, silver haired older gentleman with an Australian accent.

  2. When I was playing this game with my girlfriends back in the ’80s, we added a complication: Field the cutest team that would actually WIN GAMES.

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