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Marlins shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria an All-Star in waiting

Marlins shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria an All-Star in waiting

His double-play partner may be going to Cincinnati for the All-Star Game next week, but if Marlins manager Dan Jennings had the deciding vote, his young shortstop, Adeiny Hechavarria, would be joining Dee Gordon at the midsummer classic. While baseball fans around the world got it right by voting in Cardinals shortstop Jhonny Peralta as the starter, they certainly booted the ball when it came to not including Hechavarria in the top five vote-getters among his NL peers. "I think he's the best-kept secret in baseball,'' Jennings said. "He reminds me a lot when I started in Seattle in the late '80s, we had a young shortstop out there that struggled to hit...

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