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Corey Seager rises in All-Star vote as deadline nears

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SS 6-22By Jon Weisman

Corey Seager continues to move higher in the National League All-Star team voting, but with barely a week remaining in the balloting, he still has a monster mountain to climb.

Seager passed San Francisco’s Brandon Crawford to move up from fourth place to third among NL shortstops, but the 22-year-old Dodger has less than half of Addison Russell’s vote total, even though Seager’s NL-leading WAR is more than twice as much as Russell’s.

Fan voting ends at 8:59 p.m. June 30 at

Official voting notes:

You may vote in the 2016 Esurance MLB All-Star Game Balloting Program a maximum of thirty-five (35) times between April 24, 2016, and June 30, 2016 (limit of five (5) times during any twenty-four (24) hour period, with that twenty-four (24) hour period to begin as of the time of the first vote; following the expiration of the initial twenty-four (24) hour period, the next twenty-four (24) hour period begins at the time of your next vote).

You can also receive the 2016 Esurance MLB All-Star Game ballot by texting VOTE or VOTA to 89269. In Canada, fans can receive the ballot by texting VOTE to 101010.

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  1. You didn’t show the shortstops. We’re not on that list but I’d be curious to see who is.

  2. OK, I’m an idiot. Or maybe I still need more coffee. Or both. Either way, never mind.

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