DETROIT AND PITTSBURGH- The Detroit Tigers and Pittsburgh Pirates announced today a campaign partnership encouraging fans to #VoteKinsler and #VoteMarte for Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler and Pirates outfielder Starling Marte for the 2016 Esurance MLB All-Star Game Final Vote Ballot.
Fans can vote for Kinsler and Marte online at www.tigers.com/vote or www.pirates.com/vote, or text "A1" for Kinsler and "N4" for Marte to 89269 in the United States. Standard message and data rates may apply. Fans have until 4 p.m. (EDT) on Friday, July 8 to vote. There is NO LIMIT to the number of times fans may vote in All-Star Game Final Vote. The winners will be chosen exclusively by fan voting totals.
Fans who #VoteKinsler and follow the Tigers on Twitter (@tigers) and Instagram (@tigers) will have the opportunity to win exclusive prizes, including game tickets, autographed memorabilia and unique game experiences.
Ian Kinsler is a four-time American League All-Star and is batting .290 (97x335) with 67 runs scored, 17 doubles, two triples, 16 home runs and 52 RBI prior to tonight's game. Kinsler ranks third in the American League with 67 runs scored, while he is tied for sixth with 31 multi-hit games and ninth with 97 hits.