Phase 1 of the 2024 MLB All-Star Game voting has come to a close, as the finalists for the starters in each league were announced on Thursday evening.

Aaron Judge of the New York Yankees earned his sixth career All-Star selection by earning the American League’s automatic bid for having the most votes in the AL. Judge was the overall leading vote-getter in Phase 1, earning 3,425,309 votes. This season, Judge is hitting .304, with a .428 OBP, 1.130 OPS, 30 homers, and 77 RBI. He appears to be headed for another 60-homer season.

Bryce Harper of the Philadelphia Phillies was the leading vote-getter in the National League, earning him the NL’s automatic bid for his eighth career All-Star selection. The former two-time NL MVP earned 3,277,920 votes in Phase 1. Harper is hitting .303, with a .399 OPB, 981 OPS, 20 homers, and 58 RBI.

The rest of the starting lineups will be filled with the finalists from Phase 2 of the voting, which begins on Sunday at noon ET and ends at noon ET on Wednesday. The results will be announced later that night at 7 p.m. on ESPN.

Below are the remaining finalists for each position:

American League

C: Adley Rutschman (Baltimore), Salvador Perez (Kansas City)

1B: Ryan Mountcastle (Baltimore), Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (Toronto)

2B: Jose Altuve (Houston), Marcus Semien (Texas)

SS: Gunnar Henderson (Baltimore), Bobby Witt Jr. (Kansas City)

3B: Jose Ramirez (Cleveland), Jordan Westburg (Baltimore)

OF: Juan Soto (New York), Steven Kwan (Cleveland), Anthony Santander (Baltimore), Kyle Tucker (Houston)

DH: Yordan Alvarez (Houston), Ryan O’Hearn (Baltimore)

National League

C: William Contreras (Milwaukee), J.T. Realmuto (Philadelphia)

2B: Ketel Marte (Arizona), Luis Arraez (San Diego)

SS: Mookie Betts (Los Angeles), Trea Turner (Philadelphia)

3B: Alec Bohm (Philadelphia), Manny Machado (Padres)

OF: Jurickson Profar (San Diego), Christian Yelich (Milwaukee), Teoscar Hernandez (Los Angeles), Fernando Tatis Jr. (San Diego), Brandon Marsh (Philadelphia), Nick Castellanos (Philadelphia)

DH: Shohei Ohtani (Los Angeles), Kyle Schwarber (Philadelphia)


Featured image via Yong Kim/The Philadelphia Inquirer

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