Monday, June 23, 2014

Nelson Cruz Widens Lead On Papi In ASG Vote

Baltimore DH Nelson Cruz now has a commanding 800,000+ vote lead over second-place David Ortiz in All-Star Game balloting. Cruz now has 2,457,349 votes to Big Papi's 1,652,470. Only two other Red Sox players are in contention for the Mid-Summer Classic. Dustin Pedroia is in third place among second baseman—trailing leader Robinson Cano by 812,000 votes. A.J. Pierzynski is in fifth place among catchers—trailing injured leader Matt Wieters by over a million votes. The All-Star Game will take place on Tuesday, July 15 at 8:00 PM Eastern on FOX from Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota.