Posey, Crawford pacing seven Giants in NL All-Star balloting

Posey, Crawford pacing seven Giants in NL All-Star balloting
May 28, 2014, 11:15 am
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Buster Posey trails Yadier Molina by over 200,000 votes, while Brandon Crawford trails Troy Tulowitzki by more than 500,000. (AP)

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The first ballot update for the National League's starting lineup in the 2014 MLB All-Star Game was released on Wednesday, and seven Giants are in the Top 10 at their positions.

Buster Posey and Brandon Crawford are each second in the NL All-Star balloting at catcher and shortstop, respectively. Pablo Sandoval and Brandon Belt are each fourth. And outfielder Angel Pagan, Michael Morse and Hunter Pence are lined up in eighth, ninth and 10th, respectively.

Posey and his 421,100 votes stand behind the Cardinals' Yadier Molina, who has 640,464 votes. And Crawford (218,123) is well behind Troy Tulowizki, who was the top overall NL vote-getter with 745,823.

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Fans may submit up to 25 online ballots and can vote until Thursday, July 3 at 9 p.m. PT. The 85th All-Star Game will be played on July 15 at Target Field in Minneapolis.

NATIONAL LEAGUE ALL-STAR VOTE LEADERS

CATCHER
1. Yadier Molina, Cardinals: 640,464
2. Buster Posey, Giants: 421,100
3. Evan Gattis, Braves: 241,005
4. Jonathan Lucroy, Brewers: 236,935
5. Devin Mesoraco, Reds: 154,489

FIRST BASE
1. Adrian Gonzalez, Dodgers: 349,762
2. Freddie Freeman, Braves: 308,961
3. Justin Morneau, Rockies: 305,327
4. Brandon Belt, Giants: 228,547
5. Paul Goldschmidt, D-backs: 227,854

SECOND BASE
1. Chase Utley, Phillies: 509,390
2. Dee Gordon, Dodgers: 304,258
3. Brandon Phillips, Reds: 187,067
4. Anthony Rendon, Nationals: 183,600
5. Neil Walker, Pirates: 159,205

THIRD BASE
1. Nolan Arenado, Rockies: 318,111
2. Aramis Ramirez, Brewers: 282,843
3. David Wright, Mets: 278,840
4. Juan Uribe, Dodgers: 270,425
5. Pablo Sandoval, Giants: 210,473

SHORTSTOP
1. Troy Tulowitzki, Rockies: 745,823
2. Brandon Crawford, Giants: 218,123
3. Andrelton Simmons, Braves: 207,402
4. Hanley Ramirez, Dodgers: 206,866
5. Jean Segura, Brewers: 202,597

OUTFIELD
1. Charlie Blackmon, Rockies: 549,394
2. Andrew McCutchen, Pirates: 467,378
3. Ryan Braun, Brewers: 446,780
4. Giancarlo Stanton, Marlins: 426,228
5. Yasiel Puig, Dodgers: 383,384
6. Carlos Gomez, Brewers: 370,630
7. Justin Upton, Braves: 312,574
8. Angel Pagan, Giants: 287,338
9. Michael Morse, Giants: 257,477
10. Hunter Pence, Giants: 221,604
11. Matt Holliday, Cardinals: 212,763
12. Bryce Harper, Nationals: 211,565
13. Carlos Gonzalez, Rockies: 207,875
14. Michael Cuddyer, Rockies: 193,980
15. Matt Kemp, Dodgers: 162,681

 

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