For his part, Brown is low-key about making the All-Star team.
"It would mean a lot," Brown said. "But I'm not focusing on that. I'm not really focusing on the All-Star Game. If I don't make it, I'm just going to have to play better. That's my goal -- to just go out and keep playing hard."
George Von Benko is a contributor to MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.