Today is the announcement day for the KBO when they give baseball fans the results for the All-Star squad. However, there was a large surprise for baseball betting fans this year. This is because according to the KBO, Lotte Giants Player Machado got the Most KBO All-Star Votes.
It is a surprise because he is only the second foreign player to ever top the most KBO All-Star fan votes. According to sports betting odds statistics, only Giants star, Karim Garcia even made got the most All-Star fan votes. This took place 12 years ago where he had gotten 678,557 votes.
Machado got the Most KBO All-Star Votes this year with 849,441 Votes
This is a great honor for the Venezuelan shortstop, Dixon Machado because he joins an elite group of players. However, For Lotte Giants Betting fans, this development is not new to them. This is because they Lotte Giants area a team that often produces All-Star players. Therefore, this year they have 5 players while the NC Dinos have 4, the Heroes and Tigers have three each.
While this does not come as a surprise, the Hanwha Eagles was the only KBO team without an All-Star starter.
To some, seeing Machado with the most All-Star votes is not surprising. This is because he has a batting record of .291/.361/.447 with 9 home runs and 51 RBIs this year. In addition, he is an important part of the Giant’s defense making him a very popular player.
This year is unusual for KBO fans because there will not be an All-Star game. However, the KBO chose to at least keep the All-Star voting. According to baseball betting websites, the KBO All-Star Game is usually on July 25. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, they had to change the date to May 5. Unfortunately, in the end they had to cancel the event so the teams could play the usual 144 games.