Originally written July 05, 2012 on Fox Sports Arizona:
Major League Baseball announced Thursday that Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish and Cardinals third baseman David Freese won the Final Vote campaign and have been added to the rosters for Tuesday's All-Star Game in Kansas City. Diamondbacks second baseman Aaron Hill finished fourth in the voting in the National League. Darvish, a rookie sensation from Japan, beat out fellow pitchers Jake Peavy of the White Sox, Jason Hammel of the Orioles, Jonathan Broxton of the Royals and Ernesto Frieri of the Angels. A five-time All-Star in Japan, Darvish is 10-5 with a 3.59 ERA this season. He received 7.3 million votes. Freese, last year's World Series MVP, became the NL vote leader on Tuesday when MLB announced that Chipper Jones, the leader after after the first two days of voting, was replacing Matt Kemp on the NL roster. Finishing in order behind Freese -- who garnered 8.4 million votes -- were Braves center fielder Michael Bourn, Nationals right fielder Bryce Harper and Hill. Freese ...
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