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KANSAS CITY -- Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas and catcher Salvador Perez are both in the top five among their position in voting in the 2018 Camping World All-Star Ballot update released Tuesday.

VOTE: 2018 Camping World MLB All-Star Ballot

KANSAS CITY -- Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas and catcher Salvador Perez are both in the top five among their position in voting in the 2018 Camping World All-Star Ballot update released Tuesday.

VOTE: 2018 Camping World MLB All-Star Ballot

Moustakas is seeking his third All-Star appearance this year in Washington, and Perez his sixth straight.

Moustakas is third on the team in batting average at .263. He leads the club in homers with 13 and RBIs with 47.

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Perez sits just behind Moustakas in homers at 11. His slugging percentage of .429 is third on Kansas City. Perez is tied for third in runners caught stealing among all AL backstops.

Moustakas sits at 231,363 votes, a ways behind the Indians' Jose Ramirez, who leads third basemen with 893,530 votes.

Perez is in fourth among catchers with 344,915 votes. Wilson Ramos of the Rays leads the position, with 678,159 votes.

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, please visit AllStarGame.com and follow @MLB and @AllStarGame on social media.

Jordan Wolf is a reporter for MLB.com based in Kansas City.

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