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Four Royals on ASG team, but Blue Jay tops all

The Kansas City Royals lead all teams with four All-Star starters, while Josh Donaldson of the Toronto Blue Jays of Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals are top vote-getters.

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Watch: Giants at Nationals on ESPN

RHP Jordan Zimmermann and the Nats are looking for a ninth straight home win, while Ryan Vogelsong and the Giants are looking to avoid their sixth straight loss. Nats OF Bryce Harper has homered in five of his last seven games vs. the Giants. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN

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Cabrera voted to start All-Star Game

Miguel Cabrera, who was just placed on the DL, was voted in as the AL starter at first base for this year's All-Star Game, but his calf injury will force him to miss the game in Cincinnati.

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4 players have.300 BA with 20 HR this season Bryce Harper Mike Trout Nelson Cruz Paul Goldschmidt All 4 voted to start in All-Star Game

Bittersweet milestone for Stanton

Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton was voted in as an All-Star starter for the first time (he was selected by the manager to start as the NL's DH last year), but he'll miss the game due to a fractured bone in his hand.

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Donaldson leads All-Star vote-getters

Blue Jays 3B Josh Donaldson racked up an MLB-high 14,090,188 votes for the All-Star Game, breaking the single-season record set by Josh Hamilton in 2012.

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AL All-Star outfield and DH starters

The top votegetters for the American League:

AL All-Star infield starters

The top votegetters for the American League:

  • 1B Miguel Cabrera, Tigers
  • 2B Jose Altuve, Astros
  • SS Alcides Escobar, Royals
  • 3B Josh Donaldson, Blue Jays
  • C Salvador Perez, Royals
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"I'll see how I feel, I'll see how it goes. I'll let everyone know in the next couple days." -Bryce Harper on if he will be in HR Derby.

NL All-Star infield starters

The top votegetters for the National League:

  • 1B Paul Goldschmidt, D'backs
  • 2B Dee Gordon, Marlins
  • SS Jhonny Peralta, Cardinals
  • 3B Todd Frazier, Reds
  • C Buster Posey, Giants
  • Watch All-Star selection show

NL All-Star outfield starters

The top votegetters for the National League:

Harper sets NL votes record

Nationals OF Bryce Harper received 13,864,950 All-Star Game votes, the most among National Leaguers this season and the most ever for an NL player. Watch All-Star selection show

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Watch: MLB All-Star selection show

Check out who will be starting the MLB All-Star Game in Cincinnati on July 14. Just how many Royals are getting the nod? Who's getting snubbed? Which teams will end up with the most All-Stars? It's all here. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN

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