After one day of voting for the final American and National League roster spots for the All-Star Game on Tuesday, Johnny Cueto of the Cincinnati Reds and Mike Moustakas of the Kansas City Royals are the leaders.
According to MLB, more than 44 million votes were cast on the first day of voting on MLB.com and individual team sites.
Cueto, a pitcher, leads the NL race with 4.7 million votes. The top four players (Cueto, shortstop Troy Tulowitzki of the Colorado Rockies, pitcher Carlos Martinez of the St. Louis Cardinals and pitcher Clayton Kershaw of the Los Angeles Dodgers) were within 1 percent of each other. Pitcher Jeurys Familia rounds out the voting.
In the AL, Moustakas, a third baseman, has 7.5 million votes. He is followed by second baseman Brian Dozier of the Minnesota Twins and outfielder Yoenis Cespedes of the Detroit Tigers. Outfielder Brett Gardner of the New York Yankees and shortstop Xander Bogaerts of the Boston Red Sox are not far behind the top three.
The 2015 All-Star Game will be played at Cincinnati's Great American Ball Park.