Gomez moves to third place in latest All-Star voting update
Milwaukee's Carlos Gomez ranks among the National League leaders in numerous statistical categories, including extra-base hits (T-4th, 31), doubles (T-5th, 17), batting average (7th, .307) and home runs (T-8th, 12).
In the third update of National League 2014 All-Star Game voting totals, Brewers center fielder Carlos Gomez has jumped to third place among the league’s outfielders. The Milwaukee star currently has 1,192,174 votes. Gomez is less than 67,000 votes behind Giancarlo Stanton (1,259,047) for second place. Yasiel Puig currently leads all NL outfielders with 1,472,717 votes.
Gomez ranks among the National League leaders in numerous statistical categories, including extra-base hits (T-4th, 31), doubles (T-5th, 17), batting average (7th, .307), home runs (T-8th, 12) and stolen bases (T-10th, 11). He’s one of three players in the majors with at least 10 home runs and 10 stolen bases this season.
Milwaukee’s Ryan Braun is currently sixth among outfielders, with 1,058,680 votes. Teammate Jonathan Lucroy remains third among NL catchers, with 771,313 votes, trailing St. Louis’ Yadier Molina and San Francisco’s Buster Posey.
Jean Segura (567,481 votes) ranks third at shortstop and Aramis Ramirez is now fourth among NL third basemen (615,597 votes).
Balloting at Miller Park continues through this Sunday. Fans can also vote online, on the Brewers’ official website, through July 3.
The 2014 All-Star Game will be held on Tuesday, July 15 at Target Field in Minneapolis.