Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Papi Trailing Cruz By Nearly Half-Million Votes

In the latest update from Major League Baseball, Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz trails Baltimore's Nelson Cruz by nearly a half-million votes in All-Star Game balloting for DH. Cruz has collected 1,792,432 votes to 1,316,921 for Big Papi. Former Red Sox player Victor Martinez is a close third at 1,101,028. Cruz leads the American League in both HRs (21) and RBIs (56). He also leads the Junior Circuit in total bases (154). Oritz is hitting just .249, but boasts an OPS of .828 and has 15 HRs and 42 RBIs.