McCutchen among OF leaders in latest NL All-Star vote

 

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New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki continues to lead all National League players in balloting for the 2014 MLB All-Star Game, while Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen jumped to second among the outfielders in the latest results released Sunday.

McCutchen moved past Miami's Giancarlo Stanton and Milwaukee's Carlos Gomez and only trails Los Angeles' Yasiel Puig for the top spot between Senior Circuit outfielders. Stanton has a 31,029-vote lead over Gomez for the coveted third position.

The only other player to surpass a position leader was Arizona's Paul Goldschmidt, who moved ahead of the Dodgers' Adrian Gonzalez by roughly 242,000 votes for the lead at first base.

With 2,593,387 total votes, Tulowitzki still owns a massive lead over San Francisco's Brandon Crawford (899,641) at shortstop, with Philadelphia's Chase Utley (1,678,843) and New York's David Wright (1,051,640) still in front at second and third base, respectively.

At catcher, St. Louis' Yadier Molina has compiled 2,003,557 votes to maintain a comfortable lead over the Giants' Buster Posey.

The All-Star Game is scheduled for July 15 at Target Field in Minneapolis, with balloting to conclude on July 3.

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