Jun 7, 2011, 5:30 PM EDT
Major League Baseball has announced the latest in the A.L. All-Star balloting and the most interesting voting race is at first base, where Mark Teixeira and Adrian Gonzalez are neck and neck. Teixeira has 1,333,445 votes. Gonzalez has 1,268,706.
And someone please tell me why Joe Mauer is in second place at catcher. Dude has played, what, nine games?
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- Manny Machado calls $519K salary for 2014 “disappointing” (88)
- Is Barry Bonds really getting a “fair hearing?” (85)
- Ryan Braun calls himself an “artist,” doesn’t care what fans on the road will shout at him (79)
- Giants players love having Barry Bonds at spring training (74)