Up until first pitch, use the comments section to predict who you think will be the Sunburst Player of the Game. (be sure to use a valid email address while leaving the comment). The commenter that correctly predicts who we will name the Sunburst Player of the Game the most times prior to the all-star game, will win two tickets to a second-half game. Runners-up get their choice of a t-shirt. [Click HERE for rules]

Check Marc Topkin’s blog for the starting lineups.




  1. Martin B says:

    I’m going to go with little Jimmy Shields.

  2. Charles says:

    I’m going with Carlos Pena in this one.

  3. Mark says:

    Carlos Pena, because I’m tired of being wrong.

  4. Carlos Pena will be the Sunburst Player of the Game.

  5. Justin H says:


  6. Adrian says:

    Shields lives up to his moniker tonight against Hernandez.

  7. Rayhawk says:

    OK I’m trying easier……………Aki knock…….

  8. cougar says:

    Longo….why not

  9. MikeD78 says:

    Big Game James will slam the door tonight! The M’s lineup is a joke.

  10. Michael says:

    Another vote for Shields

  11. MikeD says:

    man, torn between Zorilla and Pat – gonna go with Pat, since Aki hasn’t really been coming through. 4 RBI for Pat on the night

  12. Brixology says:

    Starting at the top of the order and working my way down:

    Beej “Uptown” Upton

  13. Andy Kline says:


  14. leningan says:

    I will continue to pick The Bat* until he gets me on the board.

    *may or may not be an accurate description of our vaunted offseason addition.

  15. KillaTapes says:

    Was tempted to pick Shields as it looks to be a pitching duel, but I’m goin’ with Aki.

  16. Shoop says:

    Percival. Yeah, I said it.

  17. YaBoyKazmir says:

    I’m going with Burrell. He’s due

  18. Dirtbag Fan says:

    James Phillip Howell.

  19. Cougar Bait says:

    Got to be Shields tonight

  20. Dave says:

    James Shields is the man.

  21. Razzlegator says:

    Carl plays in streaks. He’s the man tonight!

  22. Brian says:

    big game james

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