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Harper, Turner remain near top of ASG voting

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As we approach the 2018 All-Star Game presented by Mastercard at Nationals Park on July 17, the latest Camping World MLB All-Star Ballot voting update has two Nationals stars among the top five at their respective positions.

VOTE: 2018 Camping World MLB All-Star Ballot

As we approach the 2018 All-Star Game presented by Mastercard at Nationals Park on July 17, the latest Camping World MLB All-Star Ballot voting update has two Nationals stars among the top five at their respective positions.

VOTE: 2018 Camping World MLB All-Star Ballot

Bryce Harper and Trea Turner are among the leaders in voting for outfielders and shortstops, respectively, in the National League for the 89th Midsummer Classic, to be played at their home ballpark.

Harper, who has said he would participate in the T-Mobile Home Run Derby should he make the All-Star team, is currently in third place among NL outfielders, with 1,403,335 votes. He trails the Braves' Nick Markakis (1,829,276) and the Dodgers' Matt Kemp (1,498,827). Harper is hitting .217/.356/.476 with 19 home runs this season and is seeking his sixth All-Star selection.

Turner currently ranks fifth among NL shortstops with 380,331 votes, behind the Giants' Brandon Crawford (1,701,098), the Braves' Dansby Swanson (888,077), the Cubs' Addison Russell (771,478) and the Rockies' Trevor Story (555,788). Turner, who finished second in NL Rookie of the Year voting in 2016, is seeking his first All-Star selection. He's hitting .264/.347/.401 with eight homers and 21 steals this season.

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, July 5, at 11:59 p.m. ET. 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, visit AllStarGame.com and follow @MLB and @AllStarGame on social media.

Manny Randhawa is a reporter for MLB.com based in Denver. Follow him on Twitter at @MannyOnMLB.

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