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2017 Esurance MLB All-Star Game #FinalVote update #1

NEW YORK, July 4, 2017 - The hot corner is leading the way in a pair of closely contested races in the 2017 Esurance MLB All-Star Final Vote. Kansas City Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas and Los Angeles Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner are the current leaders in the 2017 Esurance MLB All-Star Game Final Vote (#FinalVote), held exclusively online via MLB.com and the individual Club sites.

Moustakas has 4.4 million votes atop the AL race, where the top players right behind him are Xander Bogaerts (Boston Red Sox), Didi Gregorius (NY Yankees), Elvis Andrus (Texas) and Logan Morrison (Tampa Bay). Over in the NL, Turner holds the lead with 6.7 million votes, outpacing Kris Bryant (Chicago Cubs), Anthony Rendon (Washington Nationals), Mark Reynolds (Colorado Rockies) and Justin Bour (Miami Marlins).

NEW YORK, July 4, 2017 - The hot corner is leading the way in a pair of closely contested races in the 2017 Esurance MLB All-Star Final Vote. Kansas City Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas and Los Angeles Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner are the current leaders in the 2017 Esurance MLB All-Star Game Final Vote (#FinalVote), held exclusively online via MLB.com and the individual Club sites.

Moustakas has 4.4 million votes atop the AL race, where the top players right behind him are Xander Bogaerts (Boston Red Sox), Didi Gregorius (NY Yankees), Elvis Andrus (Texas) and Logan Morrison (Tampa Bay). Over in the NL, Turner holds the lead with 6.7 million votes, outpacing Kris Bryant (Chicago Cubs), Anthony Rendon (Washington Nationals), Mark Reynolds (Colorado Rockies) and Justin Bour (Miami Marlins).

As of 11 a.m. EDT, the complete 2017 Esurance MLB All-Star Game Final Vote standings are:

American League

1.     Mike Moustakas, KC - #VoteMoose (A5)

2.     Xander Bogaerts, BOS - #VoteX (A2)

3.     Didi Gregorius, NYY - #SirDidi4Sure (A3)

4.     Elvis Andrus, TEX - #ElectElvis (A1)

5.     Logan Morrison, TB - #GoLoMo (A4)

National League

1.     Justin Turner, LAD - #VoteJT (N5)

2.     Kris Bryant, CHI - #VoteKB (N2)

3.     Anthony Rendon, WSH - #VoteRendon (N3)

4.     Mark Reynolds, COL - #BeLikeMark (N4)

5.     Justin Bour, MIA - #VoteBour (N1)

REGIONAL VOTING MAPS

For a regional analysis of the 2017 Esurance MLB All-Star Game Final Vote, go to MLB.com's data visualization map. Click here to access the interactive map. The Final Vote program, established in 2002, has seen more than 680 million online votes cast. Voting in this year's balloting will end at 4 p.m. (EDT) on Thursday, July 6.

TWITTER VOTE BACK FOR SIXTH YEAR - THURSDAY, JULY 6 ONLY

The MLB All-Star Game Final Vote again will include social balloting, as Twitter support from the 10 candidates' fans over the last six hours of balloting will count toward final totals. From 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. (EDT) on Thursday, July 6, every tweet that includes a designated player hashtag (noted above) will be tabulated as part of the official vote total used to determine the AL and NL winners.

HOW TO VOTE VIA TEXT

Fans can also vote via text message up to 35 times per phone before balloting closes at 4 p.m. (EDT) on July 6. To receive the ballot, text the word "VOTE" to 89269 or to vote for a specific player, text the choice to 89269. EXAMPLE: Text "A3" to vote for AL Player 3 or "N3" to vote for NL Player 3. Message and data rates may apply. Text "STOP" to end and "HELP" for information. Mobile voting in Canada also is available and fans should text their choices to 101010.

WINNERS ANNOUNCED LIVE ON MLB TONIGHT - JULY 6 at 6 P.M. EDT

The winners, as chosen exclusively by online fan voting totals, will be announced on MLB Tonight live on MLB Network and MLB.com at 6 p.m. (EDT). MLB Network will provide extensive coverage across all of its studio programming during the Final Vote, including interviews with the candidates, hourly updates, heat maps indicating the cities where votes are being cast for each candidate and updates on player and club campaigns.