Mauer heads AL All-Star voting
Published 07/05/2010, The Daily Republic
NEW YORK (AP) — In the year of the pitcher, no-hit aces Ubaldo Jimenez and Roy Halladay lead a formidable National League All-Star staff. Rookie sensation Stephen Strasburg will have to wait at least another season before he gets the nod. AL MVP catcher Joe Mauer was announced Sunday by Major League baseball as the fans’ top choice for the July 13th All-Star game in Anaheim, Calif. Albert Pujols earned the most votes in the National League. In the closest voting, the Mets’ David Wright overtook the Phillies’ Placido Polanco in the final week to win the NL starting third baseman spot.Word count: 1045
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