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Orioles' Manny Machado increases lead at shortstop in AL All-Star voting

Orioles' Manny Machado increases lead at shortstop in AL All-Star voting

The Orioles’ Manny Machado continues to lead the American League All-Star voting at shortstop and has increased his hold on the top spot from a week ago in voting results released Tuesday by Major League Baseball.

Machado has an advantage of 671,133 to 458,367 over the Houston Astros’ Carlos Correa. Correa moved into second place ahead of the Cleveland Indians’ Francisco Lindor over the past week. Machado had about a 110,000-vote lead last week.

No other Orioles are among the leaders at their positions.

The All-Star Game will be played July 17 at Nationals Park in Washington.

Lindor is in third place among shortstops with 420,674...

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