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MLB All-Star Game Voting: Prince Fielder Taking Vote At First Base

Prince Fielder is currently taking the majority vote by far in the 2012 MLB All-Star Game voting for who should play first base for the AL.

May 31, 2012; Boston, MA, USA; Detroit Tigers first baseman Prince Fielder (28) runs to third base after hitting a triple during the ninth inning against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-US PRESSWIRE
May 31, 2012; Boston, MA, USA; Detroit Tigers first baseman Prince Fielder (28) runs to third base after hitting a triple during the ninth inning against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-US PRESSWIRE

It hasn't been a banner season for the Detroit Tigers thus far but at the very least they are getting a bit of attention when it comes to people's All-Star Game voting ballots. According to the latest numbers released by MLB, Prince Fielder is absolutely clobbering the competition in the AL for first base with 1,027,070 votes, almost twice as many as Mark Teixeira, the closest guy to him.

Past Fielder there are no Tigers leading any of the voting competitions, but Austin Jackson is putting up a fight in the outfielder section with 389,664 votes.

Voting for ASG participants will end on June 28. The final rosters for the ASG will be released on July 1 before the game itself is played on July 10.

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