Take that, Freddie Freeman!
Adrian Gonzalez is the only Dodgers position player leading the National League in all-star votes at his position, according to preliminary ballot results released today by MLB.
Dee Gordon is the next-highest ranking Dodger at his position, but trails Philadelphia’s Chase Utley by more than 200,000 votes at second base. Juan Uribe ranks fourth among National League third baseman, Hanley Ramirez ranks fourth among NL shortstops, and Puig ranks fifth among NL outfielders. He trails Colorado’s Charlie Blackmon, Pittsburgh’s Andrew McCutchen, Milwaukee’s Ryan Braun and Miami’s Giancarlo Stanton among NL outfielders.
The leading vote-getter at each position starts the annual All-Star Game at Target Field in July.
The full list of National League All-Star vote leaders:
1. Yadier Molina, Cardinals: 640,464
2. Buster Posey, Giants: 421,100
3. Evan Gattis, Braves: 241,005
4. Jonathan Lucroy, Brewers: 236,935
5. Devin Mesoraco, Reds: 154,489
1. Charlie Blackmon, Rockies: 549,394
2. Andrew McCutchen, Pirates: 467,378
3. Ryan Braun, Brewers: 446,780
4. Giancarlo Stanton, Marlins: 426,228
5. Yasiel Puig, Dodgers: 383,384
6. Carlos Gomez, Brewers: 370,630
7. Justin Upton, Braves: 312,574
8. Angel Pagan, Giants: 287,338
9. Michael Morse, Giants: 257,477
10. Hunter Pence, Giants: 221,604
11. Matt Holliday, Cardinals: 212,763
12. Bryce Harper, Nationals: 211,565
13. Carlos Gonzalez, Rockies: 207,875
14. Michael Cuddyer, Rockies: 193,980
15. Matt Kemp, Dodgers: 162,681