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. Adrian says:

    Sir Carlos Pena. Again.

  2. Charles says:

    Against the lefty, I have to go with Longoria.

  3. MikeD says:

    Who plays well in the rain or on a wet field? I’m gonna go with Burrell, seein’ how he may have had more experience with these conditions

  4. Martin B says:

    I felt ripped off yesterday when Pena wasn’t given the award, so today, I shall go with Carlos Pena again.

  5. Infinite Jest says:

    Gabe Kapler

  6. Rayhawk says:

    Just posted community piture, from day after game 7….;o)

    Player tonight is Gabe Kapler, he can at least get the ball out of the infield.

  7. Michael says:

    Put me down for Carlos Pena.

  8. Brett says:

    Back to the man crush Longoria

  9. cougar says:

    Gonna go out on a limb here and go with longo

  10. LostTxan says:

    Jeff Niemann

  11. Cougar Bait says:


  12. Joe D. says:


  13. Mark says:

    Nailed it with Sonny last night (who was dialed in and had a great game even though he wasn’t rewarded with the win!)

    For tonight, I’m going to go with Burrell. He’s due for a big HR tonight.

  14. Rumpy says:

    Going with Longo

  15. Danny says:


  16. MikeD78 says:

    Sir Carlos

  17. Andy Kline says:

    Benjamin Thomas Zobrist

  18. Andy Kline says:

    Zobrist (if this is a multiple then sorry, the thing is messing up)

  19. Justin H says:


  20. ashley p says:

    I’m gonna have to go with crawford

  21. david h says:


  22. KillaTapes says:

    BJ “what’s-Up-Son” Upton

  23. Dirtbag Fan says:

    new policy…. all dirtbag, all the time.

  24. steve-o1285 says:

    Pat Burrell will eat Pettitte’s pitches for dinner. mmmmmmmmmmm

  25. Kicker says:

    Pat the bat

  26. Jsess says:

    Jason Bartlett POG

  27. MikeD says:

    Sorry you’re ill, BJ, but I THINK someone just made a pretty strong bid for the leadoff spot

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