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Miguel Cabrera, Robinson Cano, Mike Trout lead All-Star voting for the American League

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It's June now, which means this year's All-Star Game isn't some distant matter anymore. In fact, MLB released the first round of vote leaders for the American League on Monday, with some very familiar names at the top.

Miguel Cabrera — in a development that should surprise no one, considering how good he's been this year — leads all AL players with 1,500,165 votes. New York Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano is second overall with 1,235,230 and Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout in third with 1,190,676 votes.

Despite being a seven-time All-Star, Cabrera has never been elected a starter. That should change this year. Starters will be announced July 7 for the July 16 game. In-stadium voting ends June 28, but online voting continues until July 4. National League top vote-getters will be announced on Tuesday.

Here's a closer look at the top vote-getters so far — including one glaring inclusion.

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CATCHER
1. Joe Mauer, Twins, 863,450
2. Matt Wieters, Orioles, 715,055
3. Carlos Santana, Indians, 547,873
4. A.J. Pierzynski, Rangers, 510,434
5. Jarrod Saltalamacchia, Red Sox, 331,344

FIRST BASE
1. Chris Davis, Orioles, 1,176,016
2. Prince Fielder, Tigers, 1,059,300
3. Mike Napoli, Red Sox, 380,448
4. Albert Pujols, Angels, 374,538
5. Mitch Moreland, Rangers, 371,806

SECOND BASE
1. Robinson Cano, Yankees, 1,235,230
2. Ian Kinsler, Rangers, 656,827
3. Dustin Pedroia, Red Sox, 642,419
4. Omar Infante, Tigers, 417,333
5. Brian Roberts, Orioles, 291,756

SHORTSTOP
1. Elvis Andrus, Rangers, 727,555
2. J.J. Hardy, Orioles, 717,103
3. Jhonny Peralta, Tigers, 540,581
4. Jed Lowrie, Athletics, 523,743
5. Derek Jeter, Yankees, 380,445

THIRD BASE
1. Miguel Cabrera, Tigers, 1,500,165
2. Manny Machado, Orioles, 723,943
3. Adrian Beltre, Rangers, 600,271
4. Evan Longoria, Rays, 454,047
5. Kevin Youkilis, Yankees, 235,388

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OUTFIELD
1. Mike Trout, Angels, 1,190,676
2. Adam Jones, Orioles, 1,181,875
3. Torii Hunter, Tigers, 761,937
4. Nelson Cruz, Rangers, 712,320
5. Jose Bautista, Blue Jays, 653,475
6. Nick Markakis, Orioles, 595,698
7. Nate McLouth, Orioles, 559,751
8. Alex Gordon, Royals, 522,483
9. Jacoby Ellsbury, Red Sox, 473,877
10. Josh Hamilton, Angels, 404,597
11. Austin Jackson, Tigers, 400,019
12. Yoenis Cespedes, Athletics, 395,475
13. Coco Crisp, Athletics, 392,202
14. Shane Victorino, Red Sox, 341,733
15. Ichiro Suzuki, Yankees, 337,654

DESIGNATED HITTER
1. David Ortiz, Red Sox, 1,045,283
2. Lance Berkman, Rangers, 672,547
3. Mark Reynolds, Indians, 452,708
4. Mark Trumbo, Angels, 376,574
5. Victor Martinez, Tigers, 340,967

Obviously the most glaring voting gaffe here is Derek Jeter being fifth, despite being hurt and not having played an inning. But it's better than being No. 1. Who else do you think doesn't deserve to be so high? Who should be higher or is getting snubbed? Will you be starting an online voting campaign on behalf of anyone?

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