Joey Votto and Nick Swisher win the Fan's Final Vote for the All-Star Game

7/8/10 in MLB   |   Scott   |   54625 respect

New York Yankees right-fielder Nick Swisher held off Kevin Youkilis of the rival Red Sox in the closest race in the nine-year history of the Final Vote to claim the 34th and final spot on the American League All-Star roster.  Swisher and Youkilis were followed by Paul Konerko of the White Sox, Michael Young of the Rangers and Delmon Young of the Twins.

In the National League, Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto garnered almost 14 million votes to run away with the voting.  Votto was followed by Ryan Zimmerman of the Nationals, Carlos Gonzalez of the Rockies and Billy Wagner of the Atlanta Braves
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