Jones drops and Machado moves up in All-Star voting (with note)

Orioles center fielder Adam Jones has dropped from fifth to seventh place in American League All-Star voting in the latest results released today by Major League Baseball.

machado-gray-swing-sidebar.jpgThird baseman Manny Machado has moved up from fifth to fourth. No other Oriole is listed among the leaders.

Machado has received 1,364,207 votes to leapfrog Texas’ Adrian Beltre (1,239,508).

Detroit’s Miguel Cabrera has passed Kansas City’s Eric Hosmer for first place among first basemen. The Angels’ Mike Trout now leads all outfielders after passing Kansas City’s Lorenzo Cain.

The All-Star Game will be played on July 14 at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati.

First basemen
1. Miguel Cabrera, Tigers, 9,342,149
2. Eric Hosmer, Royals, 8,013,745
3. Prince Fielder, Rangers, 2,391,736
4. Mark Teixeira, Yankees, 1,769,661
5. Albert Pujols, Angels, 1,375,167

Second basemen
1. Omar Infante, Royals, 6,521,733
2. Jose Altuve, Astros, 6,086,193
3. Ian Kinsler, Tigers, 3,046,386
4. Jason Kipnis, Indians, 2,933,981
5. Devon Travis, Blue Jays, 2,157,286

Third basemen
1. Mike Moustakas, Royals, 9,037,844
2. Josh Donaldson, Blue Jays, 9,004,876
2. Nick Castellanos, Tigers, 1,789,921
4. Manny Machado, Orioles, 1,364,207
5. Adrian Beltre, Rangers, 1,239,508

Shortstops
1. Alcides Escobar, Royals, 8,739,920
2. Jose Iglesias, Tigers, 6,122,972
3. Jose Reyes, Blue Jays, 3,499,760
4. Jed Lowrie, Astros, 1,367,386
5. Xander Bogaerts, Red Sox, 1,343,991

Designated hitters
1. Kendrys Morales, Royals, 7,584,560
2. Nelson Cruz, Mariners, 7,298,451
3. Edwin Encarnacion, Blue Jays, 3,010,436
4. Victor Martinez, Tigers, 2,195,284
5. Alex Rodriguez, Yankees, 1,590,342

Catchers
1. Salvador Perez, Royals, 10,199,151
2. Russell Martin, Blue Jays, 4,736,279
3. Stephen Vogt, Athletics, 4,368,609
4. Alex Avila, Tigers, 1,587,868
5. Brian McCann, Yankees, 1,548,747

Outfielders
1. Mike Trout, Angels, 9,148,142
2. Lorenzo Cain, Royals, 9,079,146
3. Alex Gordon, Royals, 7,810,995
4. Yoenis Cespedes, Tigers, 5,929,670
5. Alex Rios, Royals, 5,658,024
6. Jose Bautista, Blue Jays, 5,299,960
7. Adam Jones, Orioles, 4,827,069
8. Michael Brantley, Indians, 2,840,820
9. J.D. Martinez, Tigers, 2,401,441
10. Josh Reddick, Athletics, 2,324,555
11. Jacoby Ellsbury, Yankees, 2,323,786
12. Rajai Davis, Tigers, 2,121,599
13. Hanley Ramirez, Red Sox, 1,429,619
14. Torii Hunter, Twins, 1,320,494
15. Carlos Beltran, Yankees, 1,272,963

Note: The Orioles signed three more of their picks from the 2015 First-Year Player Draft: center fielder Ryan McKenna (fourth round), left fielder Jason Heinrich (fifth) and first baseman Seamus Curran (eighth). They’ve signed 33 of their selections.

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