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All-Star Vote Alliance Hurts Game

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You realize, of course, that this means war.

The announced alliance of the Boston Red Sox and Cincinnati Reds, designed to monopolize the last roster spots in the All-Star Game, creates a baseball cartel that is anti-competitive, anti-American and just plain mean.

It needs to be stopped. The Red Sox and Reds are ganging up on the poor Padres and their Final Vote candidate, reliever Heath Bell. Worse, their sneaky scheme seems to be working.

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