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Mike Moustakas, Carlos Martinez win All-Star Game Final Vote
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Mike Moustakas, Carlos Martinez win All-Star Game Final Vote
Friday July 10th, 2015

Kansas City Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas and St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Carlos Martinez have won the All-Star Game Final Vote, MLB announced on Friday.

Five players from each league were selected for the Final Vote ballot, which closed at 4 p.m. Friday. 

Moustakas is hitting .301 with seven home runs and 31 RBIs on the season. He joins starter Josh Donaldson and reserve Manny Machado as third basemen on the American Roster roster. The Royals now have seven players on the AL roster.

The losing AL candidates were Xander BogaertsYoenis Cespedes and Brian Dozier. Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner had been on the Final Vote ballot, but was removed on Thursday after he was named an All-Star to replace the injured Alex Gordon.

Martinez is 10–3 this season with a 2.52 ERA and 113 strikeouts in 107 1/3 innings. He joins Michael WachaJhonny Peralta and Matt Holliday as Cardinals on the All-Star team.

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The losing NL candidates were Johnny CuetoJeurys Familia, Clayton Kershaw and Troy Tulowitzki.

The All-Star Game will be held Tuesday at Great American Ballpark in Cincinnati.

- Molly Geary

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