AL All-Star Game ballot update: June 1

AL All-Star Game ballot update: June 1

At the second update in the 2015 Esurance MLB All-Star Game Ballot for the American League, the Royals continue to have five players in position to start the July 14 Midsummer Classic at Great American Ball Park.

Royals catcher Salvador Perez remains the leading vote-getter in the AL, receiving 2,681,063 votes. The closest race is at first base, where the Tigers' Miguel Cabrera has just a 70,515-vote lead on Kansas City's Eric Hosmer.

VOTE NOW: Cast your All-Star ballot

CATCHER
1. Salvador Perez, Royals: 2,681,063
2. Stephen Vogt, A's: 1,401,747
3. Russell Martin, Blue Jays: 607,610
4. Brian McCann, Yankees: 529,364
5. Caleb Joseph, Orioles: 309,609

FIRST BASE
1. Miguel Cabrera, Tigers: 2,123,752
2. Eric Hosmer, Royals: 2,053,237
3. Prince Fielder, Rangers: 580,739
4. Mark Teixeira, Yankees: 525,935
5. Albert Pujols, Angels: 351,945

SECOND BASE
1. Jose Altuve, Astros: 2,020,143
2. Omar Infante, Royals: 1,442,990
3. Ian Kinsler, Tigers: 537,849
4. Jason Kipnis, Indians: 504,909
5. Dustin Pedroia, Red Sox: 503,821

THIRD BASE
1. Mike Moustakas, Royals: 2,385,024
2. Josh Donaldson, Blue Jays: 1,496,065
3. Pablo Sandoval, Red Sox: 483,807
4. Manny Machado, Orioles: 419,979
5. Adrian Beltre, Rangers: 412,404

SHORTSTOP
1. Alcides Escobar, Royals: 2,269,046
2. Jose Iglesias, Tigers: 1,277,655
3. Marcus Semien, A's: 630,167
4. Jed Lowrie, Astros: 511,714
5. Xander Bogaerts, Red Sox: 327,682

OUTFIELD
1. Lorenzo Cain, Royals: 2,506,859
2. Mike Trout, Angels: 2,371,435
3. Alex Gordon, Royals: 1,917,834
4. Adam Jones, Orioles: 1,514,836
5. Alex Rios, Royals: 1,249,073
6. Yoenis Cespedes, Tigers: 1,024,346
7. Michael Brantley, Indians: 906,788
8. Jacoby Ellsbury, Yankees: 888,192
9. Jose Bautista, Blue Jays: 792,897
10. Josh Reddick, A's: 650,756
11. Hanley Ramirez, Red Sox: 644,212
12. Carlos Beltran, Yankees: 471,929
13. Brett Gardner, Yankees: 458,849
14. Torii Hunter, Twins: 386,847
15. J.D. Martinez, Tigers: 378,075

DESIGNATED HITTER

1. Nelson Cruz, Mariners: 2,108,584
2. Kendrys Morales, Royals: 1,827,730
3. Alex Rodriguez, Yankees: 563,288
4. David Ortiz, Red Sox: 507,712
5. Victor Martinez, Tigers: 391,538