Dodgers All-Stars: Zack Greinke, Adrian Gonzalez, Joc Pederson, Yasmani Grandal.

Clayton Kershaw

Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw will need the fans’ vote to get into the All-Star Game on July 14 in Cincinnati. He is one of five candidates listed online on the National League “Final Vote” ballot. (Associated Press photo)

The Dodgers will send at least four players to the All-Star Game in Cincinnati on July 14: pitcher Zack Greinke, first baseman Adrian Gonzalez, outfielder Joc Pederson and catcher Yasmani Grandal. All four were announced as All-Stars on Monday, following the conclusion of fan balloting over the weekend.

Greinke and Pederson were chosen by the players, who were given their ballots two weeks ago. Grandal and Gonzalez were chosen by National League manager Bruce Bochy in conjunction with Major League Baseball.

Reigning National League MVP and Cy Young award winner Clayton Kershaw is one of five “Final Vote” candidates. Fans can vote for either Kershaw, Johnny Cueto, Jeurys Familia, Carlos Martinez or Troy Tulowitzki online through Friday at 1:00 p.m. Pacific Time.

Kershaw could also join the NL as an injury replacement. In 2012, Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp was chosen to the game but was hurt. Atlanta Braves third baseman Chipper Jones, then a Final Vote candidate, was removed from the online ballot and took Kemp’s place on the roster.

Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner, whose .312/.386/.558 slash line ranks among the National League’s best, is also a candidate to step in as an injury replacement.

Courtesy of the Dodgers, a few more notes about today’s selections:

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Call it a tradition: Dodgers rookies make Starbucks run for veteran teammates.

CHICAGO — For the second straight year, the Starbucks across the street from Wrigley Field got a visit from a uniformed Dodgers rookie.

Joc Pederson, Mike Bolsinger and Adam Liberatore sojourned boldly into the air-conditioned confines this morning, absorbing the smells of espresso into their road-gray polyester threads. (You figure that Carlos Frias was excused because he is starting today against the Cubs.)

Pederson made a full-uniform run last September too. Call it a new tradition.

Of course, the moment isn’t quite embarrassing enough unless it’s shared on social media:
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Adrian Gonzalez remains a now-distant second in National League All-Star voting.

Barring an unexpected last-minute push, Adrian Gonzalez will not start for the National League at the upcoming All-Star Game.

The Dodgers first baseman trails Arizona’s Paul Goldschmidt by more than two million votes (5,867,602 to 3,329,716) in the last update provided today by MLB. He and Yasmani Grandal, who is a distant fourth among NL catchers, are the only Dodgers among the top-five vote getters at their position.

Joc Pederson is sixth, and Yasiel Puig is 14th, among NL outfielders. The top three outfielders on the fan ballot will start the game on July 14 in Cinncinati.

Voting continues online until July 2. Between now and then, only one more vote count will be announced by the league. That will happen a week from today.

The full updated voting results are below:
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