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Harper ranks second among National League outfielders and third among all NL players in voting for the All-Star Game, released today by Major League Baseball.
Harper has received 1,182,532 votes so far, just narrowly behind the Braves' Justin Upton (1,184,249) for the lead among NL outfielders. The only NL player to receive more votes than either of those two: Giants catcher Buster Posey (1,275,946).
No other members of the Nationals lineup rank in the top five at any of the infield positions or catcher, or in the top 15 at outfielder. Pitchers are not voted on by fans.
Harper's tally clearly shows his popularity around the sport. Though his April numbers (.344 batting average, nine homers, 18 RBI) put him in the early discussion for league MVP, his production tailed off considerably in May (.193, three homers, five RBI), coinciding with two collisions with the right field wall (April 29 in Atlanta, May 13 in Los Angeles). On Saturday, the Nationals placed him on the 15-day DL with bursitis in his left knee; he's eligible to return on Monday.
A last-minute addition to the All-Star team last summer as a 19-year-old, Harper this year would be voted in as a starter if he holds his voting position. The only other player in Nationals history voted in as an All-Star starter was Alfonso Soriano in 2006.
Final rosters will be announced July 7, with the Midsummer Classic to be held July 16 at New York's Citi Field. Here's the full voting release from MLB...
1. Buster Posey Giants 1,275,956
2. Yadier Molina Cardinals 938,911
3. John Buck Mets 523,843
4. Jonathan Lucroy Brewers 313,574
5. Brian McCann Braves 285,600
1. Joey Votto Reds 1,044,742
2. Brandon Belt Giants 513,371
3. Paul Goldschmidt Diamondbacks 473,513
4. Adrian Gonzalez Dodgers 464,845
5. Freddie Freeman Braves 438,868
1. Brandon Phillips Reds 1,019,240
2. Marco Scutaro Giants 801,754
3. Chase Utley Phillies 524,219
4. Matt Carpenter Cardinals 439,239
5. Dan Uggla Braves 384,462
1. Pablo Sandoval Giants 1,094,475
2. David Wright Mets 967,299
3. Chris Johnson Braves 386,811
4. David Freese Cardinals 375,428
5. Todd Frazier Reds 343,201
1. Troy Tulowitzki Rockies 1,025,844
2. Brandon Crawford Giants 668,140
3. Jean Segura Brewers 554,403
4. Andrelton Simmons Braves 372,844
5. Pete Kozma Cardinals 311,852
1. Justin Upton Braves 1,184,249
2. Bryce Harper Nationals 1,182,532
3. Ryan Braun Brewers 945,665
4. Carlos Beltran Cardinals 847,924
5. Shin-Soo Choo Reds 743,755
6. Hunter Pence Giants 624,972
7. Andrew McCutchen Pirates 576,201
8. Angel Pagan Giants 572,400
9. Matt Holliday Cardinals 491,629
10. Carlos Gonzalez Rockies 482,719
11. Gregor Blanco Giants 475,662
12. Carlos Gomez Brewers 472,272
13. B.J. Upton Braves 420,104
14. Matt Kemp Dodgers 389,372
15. Jay Bruce Reds 374,852