Originally written on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 11/10/14

Minnesota Twins Alexi Casillia celebrated with Joe Mauer who hit a three-run homer against the Los Angeles Angels in the third inning at the Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Friday, July 31, 2009. (Bruce Bisping/Minneapolis Star Tribune/MCT) Photo via Newscom

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Catcher Joe Mauer was the only Minnesota Twins player to crack the top five in any position for this year's All-Star Game voting after the first ballot update was announced Tuesday.Mauer is currently third among all American League catchers with 637,364 votes. Texas catcher Mike Napoli is the top vote-getter with over 1.2 million votes, while Matt Wieters is also ahead of Mauer.Mauer has appeared in four All-Star games in his nine-year career, including three straight from 2008-10. He also appeared in the 2006 All-Star game, and took part in the Home Run Derby in 2009.This season, Mauer is batting .298 with 25 RBI and three home runs in 52 games. He played in just 82 games last season due to injuries, but has stayed relatively healthy in 2012.Despite a team-high 11 home runs and 39 RBI, Twins outfielder Josh Willingham is not among the top 15 vote-getters for American League outfielders. Josh Hamilton of Texas, the Yankees' Curtis Granderson and Nelson Cruz of the Rangers have recei...
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