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Moustakas wins AL Final Vote for second time

Moose will join Dodgers' Turner at 2017 All-Star Game on Tuesday
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KANSAS CITY -- Royals fans did it again. After electing Mike Moustakas with the Esurance MLB All-Star Game Final Vote in 2015, they did so again this year, as the third baseman drew 15.6 million votes to earn a spot in the 2017 MLB All-Star Game presented by Mastercard in Miami on Tuesday, which will be broadcast on FOX at 7:30 p.m. ET. The results of the Final Vote were revealed on Thursday on MLB Network.

Moustakas also will appear in the T-Mobile Home Run Derby on Monday at 8 p.m. ET, which will air on ESPN.

KANSAS CITY -- Royals fans did it again. After electing Mike Moustakas with the Esurance MLB All-Star Game Final Vote in 2015, they did so again this year, as the third baseman drew 15.6 million votes to earn a spot in the 2017 MLB All-Star Game presented by Mastercard in Miami on Tuesday, which will be broadcast on FOX at 7:30 p.m. ET. The results of the Final Vote were revealed on Thursday on MLB Network.

Moustakas also will appear in the T-Mobile Home Run Derby on Monday at 8 p.m. ET, which will air on ESPN.

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Moustakas, who has a team-leading 25 home runs for the Royals, finished ahead of Boston's Xander Bogaerts, New York's Didi Gregorius, Texas' Elvis Andrus and Tampa Bay's Logan Morrison in the American League Final Vote balloting.

"It's such a great honor," Moustakas told MLB Network. "I just want to thank Royals fans."

Moustakas' teammates, who joined forces to support him in the vote, celebrated his victory.

Tweet from @duffkc41: We got you, dawg. https://t.co/TAqCv6lxB9

Tweet from @Royals: Congrats to @Mooose_8 and @redturn2 who have been named #ASG #FinalVote winners! THANK YOU FOR VOTING! #VoteMoose #VoteJT pic.twitter.com/jbTbhtsT0y

On Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. ET, tune in to the 2017 All-Star Game presented by Mastercard live on FOX, and during the game visit MLB.com to submit your choice for the Ted Williams Most Valuable Player Award presented by Chevrolet via the 2017 MLB All-Star Game MVP Vote. The 88th All-Star Game, in Miami, will be televised nationally by FOX, in Canada by Rogers Sportsnet and RDS, and worldwide by partners in more than 160 countries via MLB International's independent feed. ESPN Radio and ESPN Radio Deportes will provide national radio coverage of the All-Star Game. MLB.com, MLB Network and SiriusXM will also provide comprehensive All-Star Week coverage. For more information, please visit allstargame.com.

Jeffrey Flanagan has covered the Royals since 1991, and for MLB.com since 2015. Follow him on Twitter @FlannyMLB.

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