Help send Trout, Pujols to All-Star Game

Help send Trout, Pujols to All-Star Game

ANAHEIM -- Angels center fielder Mike Trout remained second among American League outfielders in fan votes when the latest 2015 Esurance MLB All-Star Game Ballot was unveiled on Monday.

Trout has accumulated 2,371,435 votes, fourth overall in the AL behind three Royals players -- catcher Salvador Perez, third baseman Mike Moustakas and center fielder Lorenzo Cain. The 23-year-old Trout entered June ranked 16th in the Majors in OPS (.923), while batting .295 with 12 homers, 27 RBIs and eight stolen bases.

Trout is on pace to start his third consecutive All-Star Game and make his fourth trip to the Midsummer Classic in four full seasons in the Major Leagues.

Trout's teammate, Albert Pujols, batted .357 with three home runs in a four-game sweep of the Tigers, but still ranks fifth among AL first basemen with 351,945 votes -- nearly 1.8 million behind Miguel Cabrera of the Tigers.

Fans can cast their votes for starters at MLB.com and all 30 club sites -- on their computers, tablets and smartphones -- using the 2015 Esurance MLB All-Star Game Ballot until Thursday, July 2, at 8:59 p.m. PT. For the first time, voting is exclusively online, where fans may submit up to 35 ballots.

Fans may also receive the ballot by texting VOTE to 89269 (USA) or 101010 (Canada), or by texting VOTA for a ballot in Spanish. Message and data rates may apply. Up to five messages. No purchase required. Reply "stop" to cancel and reply "help" for info.

Following the announcement of the 2015 All-Stars, fans can return to MLB.com and cast their 2015 Esurance MLB All-Star Game Final Vote for the final player for each league's All-Star roster. On Tuesday, July 14, watch the 2015 All-Star Game live on FOX, and during the game visit MLB.com to submit your choice for the Ted Williams Most Valuable Player Award presented by Chevrolet via the 2015 MLB All-Star Game MVP Vote.

MLB.com will provide extensive online coverage of All-Star Week festivities.

The 86th All-Star Game will be televised nationally by FOX, in Canada by Rogers Sportsnet and RDS, and worldwide by partners in more than 200 countries via MLB International's independent feed. ESPN Radio and ESPN Radio Deportes will provide national radio coverage of the All-Star Game. MLB Network and SiriusXM will also provide comprehensive All-Star Week coverage. For more information, please visit allstargame.com.

Alden Gonzalez is a reporter for MLB.com. Read his blog, Gonzo and "The Show", follow him on Twitter @Alden_Gonzalez and listen to his podcast. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.