Jun 9, 2012; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Detroit Tigers first baseman Prince Fielder (28) singles during the eighth inning driving in right fielder Brennan Boesch (not pictured ) for the winning run against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park. The Tigers defeated the Reds 3-2. Mandatory Credit: Frank Victores-US PRESSWIRE
The Tigers' first baseman has a solid lead in MLB All-Star Game voting at his position.
The first vote totals are out for the 2012 Major League Baseball All-Star game, and the Detroit Tigers have one member with a solid lead at his position. Prince Fielder leads all American League first basemen with 1,027,070 votes, according to the official numbers released by Major League Baseball earlier this week.
Fielder has a comfortable lead over Mark Teixeira of the Yankees, who has 697,602 votes in second place. Fielder is not the only member of the Tigers doing well in the balloting. Miguel Cabrera trails Adrian Beltre in third baseman balloting. Cabrera has 886,365 votes compared to 1,179,864 for Beltre.
Among outfielders Austin Jackson is 11th with 389,664 votes. No other players for the Tigers are among the top five at their position. Voting closes on June 28.