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Robinson Cano trails only Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera in American League All-Star Game voting

Robinson Cano follows through on a home run

Robinson Cano follows through on a home run in the third inning of Game 4 of the Subway Series against the Mets at Yankee Stadium. (May 30, 2013) Photo Credit: Jim McIsaac

The early results of the American League voting for the 2013 All-Star Game at Citi Field are in, and Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera leads all players with 1,500,165 votes. But Robinson Cano is not far behind with 1,235,230, the second most votes in the AL.

Cabrera, the 2012 AL MVP, is on pace to put up better numbers than he did last year when he became MLB's first Triple Crown winner in 45 years. He is currently hitting .367 with 17 home runs and 65 RBI and has a chance to win the Triple Crown again as he leads the American League in batting average and RBI and ranks second in home runs.

For Cano, this would mark his fifth All-Star Game appearance in nine seasons in the big leagues. He holds a commanding lead in the second base voting with almost twice as many votes as his closest competitor, the Texas Rangers' Ian Kinsler. Cano leads AL second basemen with 14 home runs and 36 RBI.

Despite not playing all season, Derek Jeter is currently fifth among shortstops with 380,445 votes and fellow Yankee Kevin Youkilis is a distant fifth in the third base voting with 235,388 votes.

At first base, the Baltimore Orioles' Chris Davis has a narrow lead over the Tigers' Prince Fielder with 1,176,016 votes. With 727,555 votes the Texas Rangers' Elvis Andrus leads AL shortstops. The Minnesota Twins' Joe Mauer recieved 863,450 and is in the lead for the starting catcher spot. Last year's AL Rookie of the Year, Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels, leads outfielders with 1,190,676 votes. Baltimore's Adam Jones and Detroit's Torii Hunter would round out the starting outfield with 1,181,875 and 761,937 votes, respectively. Boston Red Sox's slugger David Ortiz received 1,045,283 votes to take the lead at the designated hitter spot.

Here is the complete list of top vote-getters at each position as of June 3.


1. Joe Mauer, Twins: 863,450

2. Matt Wieters, Orioles: 715,055

3. Carlos Santana, Indians: 547,873

4. A.J. Pierzynski, Rangers: 510,434

5. Jarrod Saltalamacchia, Red Sox: 331,344


1. Chris Davis, Orioles: 1,176,016

2. Prince Fielder, Tigers: 1,059,300

3. Mike Napoli, Red Sox: 380,448

4. Albert Pujols, Angels: 374,538

5. Mitch Moreland, Rangers: 371,806


1. Robinson Cano, Yankees: 1,235,230

2. Ian Kinsler, Rangers: 656,827

3. Dustin Pedroia, Red Sox: 642,419

4. Omar Infante, Tigers: 417,333

5. Brian Roberts, Orioles: 291,756


1. Miguel Cabrera, Tigers: 1,500,165

2. Manny Machado, Orioles: 723,943

3. Adrian Beltre, Rangers: 600,271

4. Evan Longoria, Rays: 454,047

5. Kevin Youkilis, Yankees: 235,388


1. Elvis Andrus, Rangers: 727,555

2. J.J. Hardy, Orioles: 717,103

3. Jhonny Peralta, Tigers: 540,581

4. Jed Lowrie, Athletics: 523,743

5. Derek Jeter, Yankees: 380,445


1. Mike Trout, Angels: 1,190,676

2. Adam Jones, Orioles: 1,181,875

3. Torii Hunter, Tigers: 761,937

4. Nelson Cruz, Rangers: 712,320

5. Jose Bautista, Blue Jays: 653,475

6. Nick Markakis, Orioles: 595,698

7. Nate McLouth, Orioles: 559,751

8. Alex Gordon, Royals: 522,483

9. Jacoby Ellsbury, Red Sox: 473,877

10. Josh Hamilton, Angels: 404,597

11. Austin Jackson, Tigers: 400,019

12. Yoenis Cespedes, Athletics: 395,475

13. Coco Crisp, Athletics: 392,202

14. Shane Victorino, Red Sox: 341,733

15. Ichiro Suzuki, Yankees: 337,654


1. David Ortiz, Red Sox: 1,045,283

2. Lance Berkman, Rangers: 672,547

3. Mark Reynolds, Indians: 452,708

4. Mark Trumbo, Angels: 376,574

5. Victor Martinez, Tigers: 340,967


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