Although it’s been some time since we’ve seen him on the field, Mike Trout is still fresh in the minds of every baseball fan.
The first batch of All-Star voting results dropped on Monday, and to no surprise Trout finds himself at the top. He leads all American League outfielders with over 700,000 votes, nearly 200,000 more than Aaron Judge who is in second place. His 706,000 votes are the third most votes in general, trailing leader Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Ronald Acuna Jr.
In addition, Shohei Ohtani also has a huge lead in the designated hitter category. He’s in first place, leading by more than 200,000 votes.
Here are where the rest of the Angels players rank in regards to voting:
Catcher - Kurt Suzuki (5th)
First base - Jared Walsh (4th)
Second base - David Fletcher (6th)
Shortstop: Jose Iglesias (6th)
Third base: Anthony Rendon (5th)
Friendly reminder that voting is different this year. Instead of the leading vote getter being named the starter, the top three vote-getters at each position will advance to the next round. For outfielders, it will be the top nine vote-getters. Fans will then vote from those players, and the starters will be decided from there.