Wednesday, June 15, 2011
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The Associated Press
Atlanta Braves' Brian McCann hits a walk off two-run home run in the 11th inning against the Houston Astros on Tuesday in Atlanta.
Atlanta Braves star Brian McCann continues to lead the National League catchers in all-star voting after the most recent results were released this week by Major League Baseball.
As of Monday, McCann has 1,646,822 votes for a good lead over second-place Yadier Molina of the Cardinals. Molina has 1,345,260 and injured Giant Buster Posey is third at 1,309,521. Jonathan Lucroy of the Brewers (807,588) is a distant fourth.
McCann has made the MLB All-Star Game in each of his first five full seasons.
Parkview grad Jeff Francoeur, who plays for the Kansas City Royals, is 11th in all-star voting among American League outfielders.
This year's all-star game is July 12 at Chase Field in Phoenix, Ariz.