All of the five Yankees’ infielders have been voted into the top five at their respective position for the All-Star Game. Derek Jeter is the only Yankee to hold a starting position, but he is also the leading vote-getter in the American League.
The 2009 Midsummer Classic will be held at Busch Stadium, the home of the St. Louis Cardinals, on July 14. Here is how the Yankees rank:
|1. Kevin Youkilis (Bos)||414,693|
|3. Mark Teixeira||295,798|
|1. Ian Kinsler (Tex)||514,645|
|4. Robinson Cano||257,695|
|1. Evan Longoria (TB)||664,060|
|3. Alex Rodriguez||245,414|
|1. Derek Jeter||664,630|
|1. Joe Mauer (Min)||381,443|
|4. Jorge Posada||277,849|
The only Yankees’ outfielder who made the top 15 was Johnny Damon, standing at 11th place, just over 70,000 votes away from a starting spot.
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