Bautista leads AL All-Star voting


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New York, NY ( - Toronto outfielder Jose Bautista continues to lead all American League vote-getters in the latest balloting results for the 2014 All-Star Game.

Bautista has received 2,906,878 votes and his companions in the outfield remain the same as the Angels' Mike Trout has 2,544,658 votes and Blue Jays teammate Melky Cabrera sits in the final spot with 1,454,528.

New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter has 1,810,451 to lead all players at that position, and he is less than five million behind Ken Griffey Jr. for the all-time All-Star balloting totals. Jeter has amassed 45,315,271 votes through his career, while Griffey finished with 50,045,065.

Second baseman Robinson Cano of the Seattle Mariners holds down his spot with 1,513,052 votes and is just under 400,000 ahead of Ian Kinsler of the Detroit Tigers.

At first base is Miguel Cabrera of the Detroit Tigers with 2,030,773 votes, and third base is held down by Josh Donaldson of the Oakland Athletics with 1,953,423 votes.

Orioles designated hitter Nelson Cruz and catcher Matt Wieters are first in their spots with 1,792,432 votes and 1,488,884 votes, respectively, though Wieters will miss for the rest of the season after undergoing elbow surgery. Brian McCann of the Yankees is the second backstop behind Wieters with 1,075,210 votes.

The All-Star Game is scheduled for July 15 at Target Field in Minneapolis.

Voting will conclude July 3. The All-Star teams will be revealed the weekend of July 5-6.

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