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Which MLB players are most popular on Twitter during Spring Training?

Who’s buzzing in spring training?
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Who’s buzzing in spring training?

Thanks to the good people over at Twitter, we have a pretty good idea. The social media platform shared its Twitter All-Star teams for spring training for both the National and American leagues. The teams are based off of total Twitter mentions since March began (3/1/16–3/30/16), and there are some familiar faces on both sides, unsurprisingly.

Check out the rosters below — including one surprising face in rookie shortstop Corey Seager of the Dodgers. L.A. landed a league-high three players on the list. Notably absent: ex-White Sox Drake LaRoche.

National League


C: Buster Posey, Giants
1B: Anthony Rizzo, Cubs
2B: Brandon Phillips, Reds
3B: Kris Bryant, Cubs

SS: Corey Seager, Dodgers
OF: Yasiel Puig, Dodgers
OF: Yoenis Cespedes, Mets
OF: Bryce Harper, Nationals
P: Clayton Kershaw, Dodgers 

American League


C: Salvador Perez, Royals
1B: Albert Pujols, Angels
2B: Starlin Castro, Yankees
3B: Manny Machado, Orioles
SS: Carlos Correa, Astros
OF: Mike Trout, Angels
OF: Adam Jones, Orioles
OF: Jose Bautista, Blue Jays
DH: Alex Rodriguez, Yankees
P: Chris Sale, White Sox