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Beltre in top 5 among AL 3Bs for All-Star Game

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ARLINGTON -- Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre remained in fourth place in the balloting among American League third basemen, according to the fourth and final All-Star Game ballot update released Monday.

VOTE: 2018 Camping World MLB All-Star Ballot

ARLINGTON -- Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre remained in fourth place in the balloting among American League third basemen, according to the fourth and final All-Star Game ballot update released Monday.

VOTE: 2018 Camping World MLB All-Star Ballot

Beltre has garnered 590,283 votes, but the Indians' Jose Ramirez has a commanding lead at the position with 1,811,902 votes. The Astros' Alex Bregman (1,050,370) and the Yankees' Miguel Andujar (963,641) round out the top three.

After recording two hits on Saturday against the White Sox, Beltre is now three shy of tying Dave Winfield (3,110) for 20th place on the all-time hits list. Beltre's 23 hits since June 10 are tied for eighth-most in the American League over that span, entering Monday.

Designated hitter Shin-Soo Choo is also an All-Star candidate, but he is not among the top five vote-getters at his position. Choo extended his on-base streak to 42 games on Sunday, which is the longest streak in the Majors this season. Choo entered Monday third in the American League in walks (54) and sixth in on-base percentage (.393).

Video: CWS@TEX: Choo clobbers a 2-run homer to center field

Fans may cast votes for starters at MLB.com and all 30 club sites -- on computers, tablets and smartphones -- exclusively online using the 2018 Camping World MLB All-Star Ballot until Thursday at 10:59 p.m. CT. On smartphones and tablets, fans can also access the ballot via the MLB At Bat and MLB Ballpark mobile apps. Each fan can vote up to five times in any 24-hour period, for a maximum of 35 ballots cast.

Following the announcement of this year's All-Star starters, reserves and pitchers, fans should return to MLB.com and cast their 2018 Camping World MLB All-Star Final Vote for the final player on each league's roster. Then on Tuesday, July 17, while watching the 2018 All-Star Game presented by Mastercard live on FOX, fans may visit MLB.com to submit their choices for the Ted Williams Most Valuable Player Award presented by Chevrolet with the 2018 MLB All-Star Game MVP Vote.

The 89th Midsummer Classic, at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C., will be televised nationally by FOX Sports; in Canada by Rogers Sportsnet and RDS; and worldwide by partners in more than 180 countries. FOX Deportes will provide Spanish-language coverage in the United States, while ESPN Radio and ESPN Radio Deportes will provide exclusive national radio coverage of the All-Star Game. MLB Network, MLB.com and SiriusXM also will provide comprehensive All-Star Week coverage. For more information about MLB All-Star Week and to purchase tickets, please visit AllStarGame.com and follow @MLB and @AllStarGame on social media.

Wesley Dotson is a reporter for MLB.com based in Arlington.

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