Reds’ Gennett ranks third among second basemen in All-Star voting

Suarez, Votto also among leaders in first voting results

Second baseman Scooter Gennett leads the Cincinnati Reds in voting for the 89th All-Star Game.

Gennett, who seeks to become a first-time all-star, ranks third among National League players at his position with 309,512 votes. He trails the Atlanta Braves’ Ozzie Albies (398,816) and the Cubs’ Javier Báez (360,307). Gennett was the NL Player of the Month in May and ranks tied for second in the league with 47 RBIs.

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Reds third baseman Eugenio Suarez, who leads the league in RBIs (48), ranks fourth at his position with 87,659 votes. He trails the Rockies’ Nolan Arenado (527,683), the Phillies’ Odúbel Herrera (189,234) and the Cubs’ Kris Bryant (305,062).

Joey Votto ranks fifth among first basemen with 83,272 votes. He trails the Braves’ Freddie Freeman (633,342), the Cubs’ Anthony Rizzo (248,275), the Giants’ Brandon Belt (162,750) and the Dodgers’ Cody Bellinger (113,392). Freeman leads all NL players in votes.

Voting began June 1 and continues until 11:59 p.m. July 5. The All-Star Game will be played July 17 at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.

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