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Fans can propel A's onto AL All-Star team

OAKLAND -- Josh Donaldson was perhaps the biggest American League All-Star snub of 2013. Now's the chance to ensure he's not left off the roster again.

Oakland's third baseman, again showcasing tremendous power in a deep A's lineup, is one of nine members of the green and gold listed on this year's AL All-Star ballot, released Friday.

Outfielders Yoenis Cespedes, Coco Crisp and Josh Reddick, infielders Jed Lowrie, Eric Sogard and Daric Barton, as well as catcher Derek Norris, also appear on the ballot. So does Brandon Moss, listed as designated hitter.

Crisp, now in his 14th big league season, has never before been awarded a trip to the All-Star Game. Though injuries have affected his playing time in the early going, he's still swinging a hot bat at the top of Oakland's lineup.

Fans can cast their votes for starters at and all 30 club sites -- online or on a mobile device -- using the 2014 All-Star Game Ballot Sponsored by Experian until Thursday, July 3, at 8:59 p.m. PT. The 2014 All-Star Game will be played at Target Field on Tuesday, July 15.

Fans may submit up to 25 online ballots, but they can also earn a one-time bonus of 10 additional online ballots. To access these additional online ballots, you must be logged into your account when you submit any online ballot. If you do not have an account, register on the site in accordance with the enrollment instructions for a free account.

Fans this year once again can participate in the Home Run Derby Fan Poll. Fans will have the opportunity to select three players in each league who they would most like to see participate in the Home Run Derby. The 2014 Home Run Derby will be broadcast live on ESPN, ESPN HD, ESPN Deportes and ESPN Radio in the United States beginning at 5 p.m. PT on Monday, July 14.

The 2014 American League and National League All-Star teams will be unveiled on the 2014 MLB All-Star Game Selection Show during the weekend of July 5-6, with further details to follow on Immediately following the announcement of the AL and NL All-Star rosters, fans can begin voting to select the final player for each league's 34-man roster via the 2014 All-Star Game Final Vote Sponsored by Experian. Fans will cast their votes from a list of five players from each league over the balloting period.

And the voting doesn't end there. The final phase of All-Star Game voting will again have fans participating in the voting for the Ted Williams All-Star Game Most Valuable Player Award presented by Chevrolet. During the Midsummer Classic, fans will vote exclusively online at via the 2014 All-Star Game MVP Vote Sponsored by Pepsi, and their voice will represent 20 percent of the overall vote that determines the recipient of the Arch Ward Trophy. will provide extensive online coverage of the All-Star Week festivities.

The 85th All-Star Game will be televised nationally by FOX, in Canada by Rogers Sportsnet and RDS, and worldwide by partners in more than 200 countries via MLB International's independent feed. ESPN Radio and ESPN Radio Deportes will provide national radio coverage of the All-Star Game. MLB Network and SiriusXM will also provide comprehensive All-Star Week coverage. For more information, please visit

Fans who attend A's games at the Coliseum can fill out ballots there between May 6-June 20.

Jane Lee is a reporter for
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