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.

Here are the player leaders and the Sunburst rankings are after the jump…

Evan Longoria 15.5
Ben Zobrist 11.5
Carlos Pena 8
BJ Upton 7
Carl Crawford 6
Willy Aybar 6
James Shields 5
Gabe Kapler 4.5
Jeff Niemann 4
David Price 4
Jason Bartlett 4
Dioner Navarro 4
Scott Kazmir 3
Gabe Gross 2.5
Andy Sonnanstine 2
Matt Joyce 2
Pat Burrell 2
Matt Garza 1.5
Lance Cormier 1.5
Aki Iwamura 1
Grant Balfour 1
Winston Abreu 0.5




  1. KillaTapes says:

    King David

  2. Joel says:

    We’ll give Longoria another try

  3. Dirtbag Fan says:

    Patrick the Patient

  4. FlavaDave says:

    Pena….need a win BAD

  5. MikeD says:

    Eh – Pe(imagine the tilde)na – got some catching up to do

  6. GatorRaysHead says:

    Bossman Jr.

  7. Pudieron says:

    Gabe Gross

  8. Rayhawk says:

    Barty Last nite, on a roll, LONGO..please

  9. Ingrid says:

    David Price.

  10. Beth says:

    Ben Zobrist

  11. Mark Wolff says:

    once again longoria

  12. Michael says:


  13. Joe D. says:

    Am I crazy for thinking that with all the negativity, that maybe Upton will live up to his words that he’s not a #9 hitter? Maybe I am, but I’m going with Bossman Jr.

  14. Jason W says:

    going with mister Zorilla

  15. Billy says:

    Evan Longoria

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