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By Jon Weisman
Adrian Gonzalez still leads the National League All-Star balloting at first base, but as was the case in 2014, Arizona’s Paul Goldschmidt has begun cutting into Gonzalez’s lead.
Ahead by nearly 450,000 votes a week ago, Gonzalez leads Goldschmidt by about 313,000 votes now.
In addition, Joc Pederson fell from sixth to 10th in the outfield race, despite continuing to lead NL center fielders in WAR. Pederson, who a week ago was 356,000 votes out of a starting spot in the NL outfield, now trails current No. 3 Giancarlo Stanton of Miami by more than 620,000 votes.
The best news for the Dodgers this week is that Yasmani Grandal has moved into the top five at catcher, though he still trails San Francisco’s Buster Posey by more than a million ballots.
See below for the current leaders …