The second interim result of the fan vote was announced at the Major League Baseball All-Star Game in July, and Shohei Ohtani of the Angels is second in the American League's designated hitter category.

The Major League Baseball All-Star Game will take place at the Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles on the 20th of next month, Japan time, and the second interim result was announced in the first vote of the fan vote to select the fielders to participate.



Of these, in the American League designated hitter category,


Astros'Alvarez player with 1,374,876 votes,


Otani's player with 965,932 votes, and


Blue Jays' Jansen player with 510,820 votes.

increase.



Otani's ranking hasn't changed since the first mid-term announcement, but the difference with Alvarez, who is hitting 22 home runs in second place in the league, has widened by more than 400,000 votes.



The first vote will be held until the 1st of next month, Japan time, and at this rate, Otani and Alvarez will advance to the final vote by the top two players in the American League designated hitter category.



The final vote will be held from the 6th to the 9th of next month, Japan time, without carrying over the result of the first vote, and if Otani is ranked first in the final vote, the starting lineup for the All-Star Game will be decided for the second consecutive year.



Voting is done on the Internet, and you can also vote from Japan.



On the other hand, pitchers will be selected by inter-player voting, and all players will be available on the 11th of next month along with the remaining fielders selected by non-fan voting.

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