Fans of the Los Angeles Dodgers were slammed by closer Kenley Jansen, who blamed the MLB team’s supporters for a lock of All-Star votes.
Jansen was one of four Dodgers players selected for next week’s MLB All-Star game at Marlins Park in Miami.
But none of those four players will be a starter, and that does not sit well with Jansen.
Jansen put Dodgers fans on blast Sunday, saying it is their fault players like Corey Seager and Justin Turner are not in the game as starters.
“I’ll say it loud and clear again: It’s the Dodger fans’ fault,” Jansen told reporters Sunday following the team’s 5-3 to the San Diego Padres.
“We should have voted for those two guys. They deserved to be the starters.”
Cincinnati Reds shortstop Zack Cozart received more fans votes than Seager to nab the National League (NL) starting spot.
Cozart has a slash line of .322/.403/.958 with nine home runs and 33 RBIs, while Seager is hitting .305/.404/.923 with 13 homers and 42 RBIs.
Turner, who has never been selected to an All-Star Game, is not even in this year’s