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Braves' McCann slips to fourth in all-star voting

Atlanta’s Brian McCann, right, celebrates with Martin Prado after hitting a two-run home run in Wednesday’s win against the Cardinals. The Braves have now won two games in a row since a frustrating eight-game losing streak and have seemed to right the ship heading into an off day.

Atlanta’s Brian McCann, right, celebrates with Martin Prado after hitting a two-run home run in Wednesday’s win against the Cardinals. The Braves have now won two games in a row since a frustrating eight-game losing streak and have seemed to right the ship heading into an off day.

Atlanta Braves catcher Brian McCann has taken a step back in the Major League Baseball All-Star Game voting results released by the league on Tuesday.

The Duluth grad sits in fourth place among National League catchers. He was in third place last week, but got passed during the past week by Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz, who now sits in third place. The Giants' Buster Posey and the Cardinals' Yadier Molina lead the NL voting at catcher.

Posey has 1,713,839 votes and Molina is second with 1,576,199. Ruiz has 1,191,194 votes and McCann has 1,012,743.

Dan Uggla continues to be the top Brave in the voting. He currently holds the No. 1 spot among NL second basemen.

Parkview grad Jeff Francoeur, a Kansas City Royal, currently is eighth among American League outfielders.

Here's a look at the latest numbers (as of June 12):

American League

FIRST BASE - 1, Prince Fielder, Tigers, 1,421,786. 2, Paul Konerko, White Sox, 1,147,089. 3, Mark Teixeira, Yankees, 991,075. 4, Mitch Moreland, Rangers, 852,091. 5, Albert Pujols, Angels, 707,779 .

SECOND BASE - 1, Ian Kinsler, Rangers, 1,920,364. 2, Robinson Cano, Yankees, 1,732,359. 3, Dustin Pedroia, Red Sox, 1,037,522. 4, Robert Andino, Orioles, 402,083. 5, Jason Kipnis, Indians, 357,651 .

SHORTSTOP - 1, Derek Jeter, Yankees, 2,419,508. 2, Elvis Andrus, Rangers, 1,448,544. 3, J.J. Hardy, Orioles, 663,042. 4, Asdrubal Cabrera, Indians, 514,741. 5, Alcides Escobar, Royals, 493,947.

THIRD BASE - 1, Adrian Beltre, Rangers, 1,634,057. 2, Miguel Cabrera, Tigers, 1,313,063. 3, Evan Longoria, Rays, 1,061,901. 4, Alex Rodriguez, Yankees, 927,163. 5, Mike Moustakas, Royals, 548,936 .

OUTFIELD - 1, Josh Hamilton, Rangers, 3,833,504. 2, Curtis Granderson, Yankees, 2,033,239. 3, Nelson Cruz, Rangers, 1,398,534. 4, Jose Bautista, Blue Jays, 1,357,784. 5, Adam Jones, Orioles, 1,318,091. 6, David Murphy, Rangers, 884,522. 7, Nick Swisher, Yankees, 862,648. 8, Jeff Francoeur, Royals, 654,999. 9, Brett Gardner, Yankees, 612,306. 10, Ichiro Suzuki, Mariners, 605,663. 11, Austin Jackson, Tigers, 545,032. 12, Alex Gordon, Royals, 520,156. 13, B.J. Upton, Rays, 504,914. 14, Jacoby Ellsbury, Red Sox, 503,912. 15, Nick Markakis, Orioles, 502,615.

CATCHER - 1, Mike Napoli, Rangers, 1,640,160. 2, Joe Mauer, Twins, 912,997. 3, Matt Wieters, Orioles, 904,425. 4, A.J. Pierzynski, White Sox, 733,282. 5, Russell Martin, Yankees, 602,983.

DESIGNATED HITTER - 1, David Ortiz, Red Sox, 1,758,369. 2, Michael Young, Rangers, 1,396,802. 3, Raul Ibanez, Yankees, 752,884. 4, Adam Dunn, White Sox, 645,213. 5, Billy Butler, Royals, 617,368.

National League

FIRST BASE - 1, Joey Votto, Reds, 2,108,725. 2, Lance Berkman, Cardinals, 851,373. 3, Freddie Freeman, Braves, 828,759. 4, Brandon Belt, Giants, 563,708. 5, Bryan LaHair, Cubs, 514,809.

SECOND BASE - 1, Dan Uggla, Braves, 1,341,088. 2, Brandon Phillips, Reds, 885,250. 3, Omar Infante, Marlins, 737,715. 4, Jose Altuve, Astros, 700,640. 5, Rickie Weeks, Brewers, 642,184.

SHORTSTOP - 1, Troy Tulowitzki, Rockies, 1,200,256. 2, Rafael Furcal, Cardinals: 1,183,096. 3, Starlin Castro, Cubs, 738,771. 4, Jimmy Rollins, Phillies, 684,754. 5, Jose Reyes, Marlins, 662,199 .

THIRD BASE - 1, David Wright, Mets, 1,358,992. 2, Pablo Sandoval, Giants, 1,103,650. 3, David Freese, Cardinals, 1,095,206. 4, Chipper Jones, Braves, 1,054,586. 5, Placido Polanco, Phillies, 635,782.

OUTFIELD - 1, Matt Kemp, Dodgers, 2,589,464. 2, Carlos Beltran, Cardinals, 1,782,831. 3, Ryan Braun, Brewers, 1,553,356. 4, Melky Cabrera, Giants, 1,357,461. 5 , Andre Ethier, Dodgers, 1,142,312. 6, Matt Holliday, Cardinals, 951,652. 7, Hunter Pence, Phillies, 861,555. 8, Michael Bourn, Braves, 768,049. 9, Shane Victorino, Phillies, 733,310. 10, Carlos Gonzalez, Rockies, 728,903. 11, Andrew McCutchen, Pirates, 728,522. 12, Angel Pagan, Giants, 722,820. 13, Jason Heyward, Braves, 717,121. 14, Jay Bruce, Reds, 655,098. 15, Martin Prado, Braves, 560,943.

CATCHER - 1, Buster Posey, Giants, 1,713,839. 2, Yadier Molina, Cardinals, 1,576,199. 3, Carlos Ruiz, Phillies, 1,191,194. 4, Brian McCann, Braves, 1,012,743. 5, Jonathan Lucroy, Brewers, 588,710.