CINCINNATI -- A trio of Reds remains in the running to represent the National League in the All-Star Game.• VOTE: 2018 Camping World MLB All-Star BallotIn the updated voting results in the Camping World All-Star Ballot released on Monday, Scooter Gennett sits in third place among NL second basemen. Third baseman
CINCINNATI -- A trio of Reds remains in the running to represent the National League in the All-Star Game.
• VOTE: 2018 Camping World MLB All-Star Ballot
In the updated voting results in the Camping World All-Star Ballot released on Monday, Scooter Gennett sits in third place among NL second basemen. Third baseman Eugenio Suarez is fourth and five-time All-Star first baseman Joey Votto is fifth.
Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman leads the voting at his position with 1,433,140, nearly 500,000 votes clear of the Cubs' Anthony Rizzo (566,382). Brandon Belt of the Giants is third (363,361), followed by Cody Bellinger of the Dodgers (294,418) and Votto (189,364).
Gennett, who ranks third in the NL in batting average (.336), a point behind Freeman, is third in second baseman voting behind Freeman's teammate Ozzie Albies (915,736), followed by the Cubs' Javier Baez (767,417). Gennett (743,979), the Giants' Joe Panik (194,634) and Asdrubal Cabrera of the Mets (173,567) round out the top five.
Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado is the leading vote-getter (1,124,563), with Kristopher Bryant of the Cubs behind him (677,185), followed by Johan Camargo of the Braves (395,389), Suarez (228,806) and Evan Longoria of the Giants (221,100).
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.
Brian Scott Rippee is a reporter for MLB.com based in Cincinnati.