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Sluggers highlight All-Star Game Final Vote candidates

Voting runs through Wednesday at 4 p.m. ET

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The National League and American League rosters are mostly set for the 2018 MLB All-Star Game, with 31 players on each team announced on Sunday afternoon. But for each team five position players are vying for the last roster spot, and fans will decide through the Final Vote.

Each team has 12 pitchers and 19 position players selected so far, and this Final Vote will determine the last position player spot on each team, with fans able to vote from a group of five players in each league.

The National League Final Vote features arguably two of the top sluggers in the circuit, with Brewers first baseman Jesus Aguilar (.633) and Dodgers infielder Max Muncy (.617) ranked first and second in the NL in slugging percentage among players with at least 200 plate appearances.

In the American League, reigning NL MVP Giancarlo Stanton, now with the Yankees, is among the final five with 21 home runs, after hitting 59 home runs in 2017. Twins outfielder Eddie Rosario has 18 home runs and 23 doubles to his credit, and is also among the AL Final Vote candidates.

  • Andrew Benintendi, Red Sox
  • Eddie Rosario, Twins
  • Jean Segura, Mariners
  • Andrelton Simmons, Angels
  • Giancarlo Stanton, Yankees

The Final Vote runs from Sunday evening through Wednesday afternoon at 4 p.m ET, with voting available through, team websites and social media, most notably Twitter. Last year, Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner won the NL Final Vote with a record 20.8 million votes.