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Salvador Perez leads AL in fan balloting for 2016 All-Star Game

Kansas City Royals Salvador Perez is congratulated in the dugout after hitting a two-run home...
Kansas City Royals Salvador Perez is congratulated in the dugout after hitting a two-run home run against Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Ervin Santana in the second inning during a baseball game on Tuesday, May, 24, 2016 in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton-King)(WIBW)
Published: May. 31, 2016 at 2:49 PM CDT
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Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez leads the American League in All-Star votes, MLB announced Tuesday.

Fan voting for the 2016 Major League Baseball All-Star Game ends June 30.

Perez, who was selected by the fans to start the 2015 All-Star Game, received more than one million votes. No other American League player has reached the benchmark.

Perez is hitting .277 this season, and leads AL catchers with 46 hits. He's tied for first with seven home runs and 25 RBI.

2016 AMERICAN LEAGUE ALL-STAR BALLOT UPDATE

Tuesday, May 31st

Catchers

1. Salvador Perez, Royals, 1,094,942

2. Brian McCann, Yankees, 319,679

3. Matt Wieters, Orioles, 303,500

4. Russell Martin, Blue Jays, 217,360

5. Blake Swihart, Red Sox, 149,694

First Basemen

1. Eric Hosmer, Royals, 871,222

2. Miguel Cabrera, Tigers, 466,523

3. Chris Davis, Orioles, 387,876

4. Hanley Ramirez, Red Sox, 296,276

5. Jose Abreu, White Sox, 189,963

Second Basemen

1. Jose Altuve, Astros, 624,218

2. Omar Infante, Royals, 473,205

3. Robinson Cano, Mariners, 354-415

4. Dustin Pedrioa, Red Sox, 339,139

5. Jonathan Schoop, Orioles, 210,937

Third Basemen

1. Manny Machado, Orioles, 630,028

2. Mike Moustakas, Royals, 566,278

3. Josh Donaldson, Blue Jays, 450,585

4. Nick Castellanos, Tigers, 253,160

5. Travis Shaw, Red Sox, 240,730

Shortstops

1. Xander Bogaerts, Red Sox, 598,847

2. Alcides Escobar, Royals, 593,218

3. Troy Tulowitzki, Blue Jays, 325,949

4. Carlos Correa, Astros, 304,997

5. J.J. Hardy, Orioles, 226,087

Designated Hitter

1. David Ortiz, Red Sox, 963,076

2. Kendrys Morales, Royals, 496,941

3. Edwin Encarnacion, Blue Jays, 249,565

4. Victor Martinez, Tigers, 241,208

5. Nelson Cruz, Mariners, 208,953

Outfielders

1. Mike Trout, Angels, 934,137

2. Lorenzo Cain, Royals, 647,339

3. Mark Trumbo, Orioles, 641,594

4. Jackie Bradley Jr., Red Sox, 554,887

5. Jose Bautista, Blue Jays, 551,812

6. Alex Gordon, Royals, 540,309

7. Mookie Betts, Red Sox, 400,700

8. Paulo Orlando, Royals, 385,997

9. Adam Jones, Orioles, 263,579

10. Melky Cabrera, White Sox, 248,249