All-Star hosts want Final Vote push for Cueto

All-Star hosts want Final Vote push for Cueto

CINCINNATI -- After he led the first three days, Reds ace Johnny Cueto will now need another surge to win the 2015 Esurance MLB All-Star Game Final Vote.

Cast your Esurance Final Vote for Cueto

In the latest update on Friday morning, Cueto slipped from the lead to second place behind Cardinals pitcher Carlos Martinez, who had received 10.7 million votes. Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw was third, followed by Troy Tulowitzki of the Rockies and Jeurys Familia of the Mets.

Vote for Cueto now on Twitter and see his player emoji

In 16 starts this season, Cueto is 6-5 with a 2.61 ERA. During Tuesday's 5-0 Reds win over Washington, he dealt a two-hit complete-game shutout with 11 strikeouts.

From now until 4 p.m. ET, fans can vote on Twitter using hashtags. A tweet with #VoteCueto will count towards his total. In addition, fans can use their mobile devices to vote at MLB.com/vote or via text message. To receive the ballot, text the word "VOTE" to 89269. To vote for Cueto, fans can text N1 to 89269.

During the All-Star Game presented by T-Mobile in Cincinnati on Tuesday, fans can once again visit MLB.com to submit their choice for the Ted Williams Most Valuable Player Award presented by Chevrolet. Voting exclusively at MLB.com, online and via their mobile devices in the 2015 All-Star Game MVP Vote presented by Chevrolet, the fans' collective voice will represent 20 percent of the overall vote that determines the recipient of the Arch Ward Trophy.

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Mark Sheldon is a reporter for MLB.com. Read his blog, Mark My Word, follow him on Twitter @m_sheldon and Facebook and listen to his podcast. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.