Tuesday June 23rd, 2015

Miami Marlins rightfielder Giancarlo Stanton jumped two spots among outfielders in the National League All-Star game voting, putting him behind only Washington Nationals rightfielder Bryce Harper in the latest update released on Tuesday.

The discussion of the NL voting has been much more subdued than the AL voting, where the Kansas City Royals have had an unusually high number of players leading their respective positions since voting began. In response, Major League Baseball canceled more than 60 million votes last week.

Harper leads all NL players with 9,224,370 votes. Stanton has 4,824,989 votes and St. Louis Cardinals leftfielder Matt Holliday is third among NL outfielders with 4,716,941 votes.

VERDUCCI: Why having an Election Night will solve All-Star voting problem

The leaders at the other NL positions remain unchanged from last week: San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey, Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt, Miami Marlins second baseman Dee Gordon, shortstop Jhonny Peralta and St. Louis Cardinals third baseman Matt Carpenter.

Fans do not vote for All-Star Game pitchers.

Power Rankings: Cardinals remain in first place for fourth straight week

The final NL voting totals will be released next Tuesday. The final AL totals will be released next Monday.

The All-Star Game will be played July 14 at the Cincinnati Reds’ Great American Ball Park.

Mike Fiammetta

SI Apps
We've Got Apps Too
Get expert analysis, unrivaled access, and the award-winning storytelling only SI can provide - from Peter King, Tom Verducci, Lee Jenkins, Seth Davis, and more - delivered straight to you, along with up-to-the-minute news and live scores.