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Boston’s David Ortiz Among AL All-Star Voting Leaders

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In almost every All Star game there is a memorable moment, a player playing in the game for the first time, an icon from the past making an appearance, or a player like Boston Red Sox DH David Ortiz, who is sure to make his last appearance in the mid-season classic on July 12th in San Diego.

See below the early results for the American League roster.

CATCHER
1. Royals – Salvador Perez: 1,094,942
2. Yankees – Brian McCann: 319,679
3. Orioles – Matt Wieters: 303,500
4. Blue Jays – Russell Martin: 217,360
5. Red Sox – Blake Swihart: 149,694

FIRST BASE
1. Royals – Eric Hosmer: 871,222
2. Tigers – Miguel Cabrera: 466,523
3. Orioles – Chris Davis: 387,876
4. Red Sox – Hanley Ramirez: 296,276
5. White Sox – Jose Abreu: 189,963

SECOND BASE
1. Astros – Jose Altuve: 624,218
2. Royals – Omar Infante: 473,205
3. Mariners – Robinson Cano: 354,415
4. Red Sox – Dustin Pedroia: 339,139
5. Orioles – Jonathan Schoop: 210,937

THIRD BASE
1. Orioles – Manny Machado: 630,028
2. Royals – Mike Moustakas: 566,278
3. Blue Jays – Josh Donaldson: 450,585
4. Tigers – Nick Castellanos: 253,160
5. Red Sox – Travis Shaw: 240,730

SHORTSTOP
1. Red Sox – Xander Bogaerts: 598,847
2. Royals – Alcides Escobar: 593,218
3. Blue Jays – Troy Tulowitzki: 325,949
4. Astros – Carlos Correa: 304,997
5. Orioles – J.J. Hardy: 226,087

OUTFIELD
1. Angels – Mike Trout: 934,137
2. Royals – Lorenzo Cain: 647,339
3. Orioles – Mark Trumbo: 641,594
4. Red Sox – Jackie Bradley Jr.: 554,887
5. Blue Jays – Jose Bautista: 551,812
6. Royals – Alex Gordon: 540,309
7. Red Sox – Mookie Betts: 400,700
8. Royals – Paulo Orlando: 385,997
9. Orioles – Adam Jones: 263,579
10. White Sox – Melky Cabrera: 248,249
11. Yankees – Carlos Beltran: 210,885
12. Blue Jays – Kevin Pillar: 210,665
13. Astros – Colby Rasmus: 208,105
14. Orioles – Joey Rickard: 203,704
15. Blue Jays – Michael Saunders: 181,692

DESIGNATED HITTER
1. Red Sox – David Ortiz: 963,076
2. Royals – Kendrys Morales: 496,941
3. Blue Jays – Edwin Encarnacion: 249,565
4. Tigers – Victor Martinez: 241,208
5. Mariners – Nelson Cruz: 208,953

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