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Dodgers News: Puig Leads All Outfielders In NL All-Star Voting Ballot

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As the Los Angeles Dodgers look to continue with their improved play, they also have players who are in contention to be named All-Stars.

With the latest update released Monday, Yasiel Puig leads all National League outfielders with 2,468,376 votes. He is over 6,000 votes ahead of Pittsburgh Pirates’ outfielder Andrew McCutchen.

Puig is also third in overall among all NL players behind St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina and Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki. Puig entered Monday batting .317 with 11 home runs and 44 RBIs. He also has a .409 on-base percentage and leads with team in hits with 84.

First basemen Adrian Gonzalez is second in the NL All-Star voting at his position. He is over 700,000 votes behind Arizona Diamondbacks Paul Goldschmidt. Gonzalez came into today leading the Dodgers in home runs with 12 and in RBIs with 45. If selected, it will be Gonzalez’s fifth career All-Star game.

As for other Dodgers, second basemen Dee Gordon is currently third in voting at his position, behind Neil Walker and Chase Utley, who holds the lead. Gordon leads the majors and the team with 39 stolen bases.

Hanley Ramirez is fifth in the NL All-Star as for as shortstops go. Tulowitzki is first in shortstop voting with 3,287,460 votes. Ramirez has a .270 batting average with 11 home runs and 44 RBIs this season.

The next NL All-Star voting update will come on July 1, voting ending July 3.
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