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:
A reminder: The top three outfielders will start the game, as will the top vote-getter at the other five positions. Here is the most recently updated vote tally:
Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez is second to the Arizona Diamondbacks’ Paul Goldschmidt in the latest fan voting update for the 2015 All-Star Game. Gonzalez — who had been in the lead since the first votes were released to the public — now has 1,882,725 votes to Goldschmidt’s 2,010,049.
After a scorching start to the season, Gonzalez now trails Goldschmidt in all of the most widely used statistical categories: home runs (16 to 11), RBIs (47 to 39), batting average (.340 to .329), on-base percentage (.466 to .407) and slugging percentage (.650 to .589). Goldschmidt even has a better WAR (3.8 to 2.7)
The next vote tallies will be released June 23 and June 30. The game is July 12.
Dodgers catcher Yasmani Grandal moved into fifth place among National League catchers, while Howie Kendrick is fourth among second basemen. Joc Pederson is 10th among outfielders.