Entering the 2023 season following the teams dramatic run to the World Series, one would have assumed the Phillies would have a handful of players representing the team in the Midsummer Classic. With a star studded roster which includes notable names like Bryce Harper, JT Realmuto, Zack Wheeler and Aaron Nola, it was easy to envision this scenario playing out. However the year has been a bit of a mixed bag to this point; and most of the team has not played to their full potential.
The Major League Baseball All-Star game rosters were announced on Sunday, and Nick Castellanos is the lone player on the roster that got the call to play in the All Star game. Which when you take a look back at the disappointment Nick's first season in Philadelphia was, it has been a pretty cool resurgence story.
With that said, there are a few different Phillies who could have (and probably should have?) received the honor of being named an All-Star. Let's take a dive into these players and present their case to take part in the Midsummer Classic.