Cabrera In First Place Among First Basemen In All-Star Voting

CBS Detroit

By Ashley Dunkak

CBS DETROIT – Major League Baseball released an update Monday on the status of All-Star Game voting, and Miguel Cabrera currently leads all first basemen with 2,123,752 votes. The two-time MVP and Detroit Tigers star has a relatively slim lead over Eric Hosmer of the Kansas City Royals; Hosmer has 2,053,237 votes.

Cabrera has a batting average of .333 and an on-base percentage of .441, the best in the American League. He also has an on-base-plus-slugging percentage of 1.020, good for third-best in the league.

Five other Tigers are on the boards at their respective positions, though only shortstop Jose Iglesias is as close as second place. He has 1,277,655 votes.

Ian Kinsler is third among second basemen with 537,849 votes. Victor Martinez, who is currently on the disabled list, is fifth among designated hitters with 391,538 votes.

Yoenis Cespedes and J.D. Martinez currently rank sixth and 15th, respectively, among outfielders…

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