Upton remains in contention for All-Star spot

Padres outfielder sixth in NL voting at position; Norris fourth among catchers

Upton remains in contention for All-Star spot

The Padres have been inconsistent this year, but left fielder Justin Upton has been steady for San Diego. Entering Tuesday, Upton was batting .282/.361/.483 with 13 homers and 41 RBIs.

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In the latest results for the 2015 MLB All-Star Game, released Tuesday, Upton was ranked sixth among outfielders in the National League with 1,772,347 votes.

Upton is a two-time All-Star, but he has not been selected to participate since 2011.

Derek Norris, whose 26 extra-base hits led all Major League catchers entering Tuesday, is fourth on the ballot with 1,014,286 votes.

Norris' two-run shot

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Jamal Collier is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter at @jamalcollier. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.