Baseball fans are swarming Twitter today in efforts to vote their favorite player into the All-Star Game hosted in Minnesota. The hash-tagging voting began today at 10am and will conclude at 4pm EST. one of the most exciting things about this entire process is that users can follow the final vote on this site.
Only one player from each league will advance. The Atlanta ballclub partnered with Los Angeles to get their players voted into the game.
American League candidates:
- Dallas Keuchel, SP, Houston Astros
- Corey Kluber, SP, Cleveland Indians
- Rick Porcello, SP, Detroit Tigers
- Garrett Richards, SP, Los Angeles Angels
- Chris Sale, SP, Chicago White Sox
National League candidates:
- Casey McGehee, 3B, Miami Marlins
- Justin Morneau, 1B, Colorado Rockies
- Anthony Rendon, 3B, Washington Nationals
- Anthony Rizzo, 1B, Chicago Cubs
- Justin Upton, OF, Atlanta Braves
We’ve been busy this morning by tweeting #VoteJUp. This is a great chance for the Atlanta baseball team to get a fourth player in the All-Star Game. 2012 marked the last time more than three Braves players participated in the mid-summer classic.