American League All Star voting

Early All-Star voting is out for the AL, and a familiar face leads the pack

6/3/13 in MLB   |   Pat   |   5234 respect

May 26, 2013; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera (24) on deck against the Minnesota Twins at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY SportsIt looks like Miguel Cabrera might finally be getting some love from All-Star voters. He has never been elected to start the game before, but he leads all American League players right now with over 1.5 million All-Star votes.

MLB announced the early vote totals for AL players, and Cabrera joins guys like Robinson Cano and David Ortiz as the top vote-getters by far at their respective positions.

Here are the results so far: 

CATCHER
1. Joe Mauer, Twins: 863,450
2. Matt Wieters, Orioles: 715,055
3. Carlos Santana, Indians: 547,873
4. A.J. Pierzynski, Rangers: 510,434
5. Jarrod Saltalamacchia, Red Sox: 331,344
 

Jun 02, 2013; Baltimore, MD, USA; Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis (19) singles in the eighth inning against the Detroit Tigers at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. The Orioles defeated the Tigers 4-2. Mandatory Credit: Joy R. Absalon-USA TODAY SportsFIRST BASE
1. Chris Davis, Orioles: 1,176,016
2. Prince Fielder, Tigers: 1,059,300
3. Mike Napoli, Red Sox: 380,448
4. Albert Pujols, Angels: 374,538
5. Mitch Moreland, Rangers: 371,806


SECOND BASE
1. Robinson Cano, Yankees: 1,235,230
2. Ian Kinsler, Rangers: 656,827
3. Dustin Pedroia, Red Sox: 642,419
4. Omar Infante, Tigers: 417,333
5. Brian Roberts, Orioles: 291,756


THIRD BASE
1. Miguel Cabrera, Tigers: 1,500,165
2. Manny Machado, Orioles: 723,943
3. Adrian Beltre, Rangers: 600,271
4. Evan Longoria, Rays: 454,047
5. Kevin Youkilis, Yankees: 235,388


SHORTSTOP
1. Elvis Andrus, Rangers: 727,555
2. J.J. Hardy, Orioles: 717,103
3. Jhonny Peralta, Tigers: 540,581
4. Jed Lowrie, Athletics: 523,743
5. Derek Jeter, Yankees: 380,445


May 31, 2013; Anaheim, CA, USA; Los Angeles Angels center fielder Mike Trout (27) reaches second base in the eighth inning after an error committed by the Houston Astros at Angel Stadium of Anaheim. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY SportsOUTFIELD
1. Mike Trout, Angels: 1,190,676
2. Adam Jones, Orioles: 1,181,875
3. Torii Hunter, Tigers: 761,937
4. Nelson Cruz, Rangers: 712,320
5. Jose Bautista, Blue Jays: 653,475
6. Nick Markakis, Orioles: 595,698
7. Nate McLouth, Orioles: 559,751
8. Alex Gordon, Royals: 522,483
9. Jacoby Ellsbury, Red Sox: 473,877
10. Josh Hamilton, Angels: 404,597
11. Austin Jackson, Tigers: 400,019
12. Yoenis Cespedes, Athletics: 395,475
13. Coco Crisp, Athletics: 392,202
14. Shane Victorino, Red Sox: 341,733
15. Ichiro Suzuki, Yankees: 337,654


DESIGNATED HITTER
1. David Ortiz, Red Sox: 1,045,283
2. Lance Berkman, Rangers: 672,547
3. Mark Reynolds, Indians: 452,708
4. Mark Trumbo, Angels: 376,574
5. Victor Martinez, Tigers: 340,967

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