Found July 02, 2013 on Redlegs Review:
Two Reds players continue to lead the voting at their respective positions, however, both need one final push to ensure that they start for the National League squad in the All-Star Game. Joey Votto is trying to earn his second straight start in the annual affair by way of fan vote. Meanwhile, teammate Brandon Phillips is vying to make his first ever star in the Midsummer Classic. Here is a look at the voting totals released by MLB on Tuesday. FIRST BASE Joey Votto, Reds: 3,622,608 Paul Goldschmidt, Diamondbacks: 3,035,114 Allen Craig, Cardinals: 2,525,399 Brandon Belt, Giants: 1,804,152 Freddie Freeman, Braves: 1,494,604 SECOND BASE Brandon Phillips, Reds: 3,411,839 Matt Carpenter, Cardinals: 3,186,423 Marco Scutaro, Giants: 3,142,783 Daniel Murphy, Mets: 1,598,297 Chase Utley, Phillies: 1,355,750 As you can see, the tightest race at any position is at second base, where Phillips is narrowly fending off the Cardinals' Matt Carpenter and the Giants' ...
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