Altuve Takes Over 2nd Base in All-Star Voting

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HOUSTON, TX - Major League Baseball released its second update of the American League All-Star voting results today, which revealed Jose Altuve as the top vote getter among AL second baseman. Altuve surpassed Starlin Castro (NYY), who led the initial rankings announced on May 31. Altuve now leads Castro by 219,408 votes, after trailing by 538 votes last week.

Carlos Correa also made a significant jump in the standings among shortstops, as he gained 168,678 votes more than Francisco Lindor (CLE) over the week. Correa now ranks second to Lindor, trailing by 180,042 votes. Last week, he trailed by 348,720 votes.

Baltimore Orioles v Houston Astros

All nine Astros were listed among the leading vote getters in today’s release by Major League Baseball:

Player Pos. Ranking Votes

2B Jose Altuve 1st 998,107

SS Carlos Correa 2nd 662,124

C Brian McCann 3rd 512,077

OF George Springer 7th 413,115

OF Carlos Beltran 8th 370,950

1B Yuli Gurriel 5th 336,117

DH Evan Gattis 5th 326,584

3B Alex Bregman 5th 305,348

OF Josh Reddick 14th 289,942

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