I don’t quite understand the reason for, or point to, this. If they need to team up with anyone, why not the Royals and make Jonathan Broxton an All-Star in his home park? But, whatever. I’ll just post the press release I received from the Cardinals.
The St. Louis Cardinals and the Chicago White Sox announced today that they are joining forces to urge fans to vote for Jake Peavy and David Freese for the All-Star Game in Kansas City. Both players are on the ballot for the 2012 All-Star Game MLB.com Final Vote sponsored by Firestone underway through Thursday at 3 p.m.
“We are proud to join forces to urge our fans to vote to send Jake Peavy and David Freese to the 83rd All-Star Game,” said Jerry Reinsdorf, chairman of the White Sox, and William DeWitt III, president of the St. Louis Cardinals, in a joint statement announcing the Red, White & You ‘12 campaign alliance.
As part of the Final Vote, fans can vote to select the final player for each League’s 34-man roster. Fans can cast their votes from a list of five players from each League over the next few days and the winners will be announced after the voting concludes on Thursday, July 5th. Now in its eight year, fans again will be able to make their Final Vote selections on their mobile phones.