Reds’ trio still among All-Star voting leaders

Published 11:00 pm Monday, June 18, 2018

CINCINNATI — A trio of Cincinnati Reds players remain in the running to represent the National League in the All-Star Game.
In the updated voting results in the Camping World All-Star Ballot released on Monday, Scooter Gennett sits in third place among NL second basemen.
Third baseman Eugenio Suarez is fourth and five-time All-Star first baseman Joey Votto is fifth.
Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman leads the voting at his position with 1,433,140, nearly 500,000 votes clear of the Cubs’ Anthony Rizzo (566,382).
Brandon Belt of the Giants is third (363,361), followed by Cody Bellinger of the Dodgers (294,418) and Votto (189,364).
Gennett, who ranks third in the NL in batting average (.336), a point behind Freeman, is third in second baseman voting behind Freeman’s teammate Ozzie Albies (915,736), followed by the Cubs’ Javier Baez (767,417).
Gennett (743,979), the Giants’ Joe Panik (194,634) and Asdrubal Cabrera of the Mets (173,567) round out the top five.
Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado is the leading vote-getter (1,124,563), with Kris Bryant of the Cubs behind him (677,185), followed by Johan Camargo of the Braves (395,389), Suarez (228,806) and Evan Longoria of the Giants (221,100).
Fans may cast votes for starters at and all 30 club sites — on computers, tablets and smartphones — exclusively online using the 2018 Camping World MLB All-Star Ballot until Thursday, July 5, at 11:59 p.m. ET.
On smartphones and tablets, fans can also access the ballot via the MLB At Bat and MLB Ballpark mobile apps. Each fan can vote up to five times in any 24-hour period, for a maximum of 35 ballots cast.
The 89th Midsummer Classic, at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C., will be televised nationally by FOX Sports; in Canada by Rogers Sportsnet and RDS; and worldwide by partners in more than 180 countries.
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