Major League Baseball announced Tuesday who won the fan vote to start in the All-Star game next week.
Catcher Buster Posey, and pitchers Madison Bumgarner and Johnny Cueto all received a nod.
First baseman Brandon Belt was relegated to the “Last Vote” push when fans vote for the final spot of the team on social media. The Baby Giraffe, as he’s known, said he expects to do well in the contest.
“I have a lot of faith in our fans,” he told reporters on Tuesday. “They vote very, very well.”
The most notable omission from the team was Brandon Crawford, who was the odd-man-out after Cubs fans stuffed the online ballot boxes with votes for Addison Russell. Crawford leads the league in defensive wins above replacement, according to Baseball Reference, and is slashing .270/.347/.428 compared to Russell’s .238/.336/.392.
“Of course, Crawford is always an All-Star candidate,” manager Bruce Bochy said. “Certainly, for us, it’s always our hope that he’s there, but, you know, you saw the voting — a lot of Cub players.”
Bumgarner is scheduled to pitch on the Sunday before the break, so he’ll likely be a spectator for the exhibition game. But Bochy acknowledged that he will talk to manager Terry Collins about Cueto possibly taking the mound in the first inning.
Vogt an All-Star
Catcher Stephen Vogt will be the Oakland Athletics’ lone all star after he was named a reserve on Tuesday.
This will be his second-straight season earning a spot in the Midsummer Classic.
The 31-year-old backstop is slashing .267/.308/.417 with six home runs.
National League All-Stars
C — Buster Posey, Giants
1B — Anthony Rizzo, Cubs
2B — Ben Zobrist, Cubs
3B — Kris Bryant, Cubs
SS — Addison Russell, Cubs
LF — Yoenis Cespedes, Mets
CF — Dexter Fowler, Cubs
RF — Bryce Harper, Nationals
SP — Madison Bumgarner, Giants; Johnny Cueto, Giants; Stephen Strasburg, Nationals; Jose Fernandez, Marlins; Julio Teheran, Braves; Noah Syndergaard, Mets; Jake Arrieta, Cubs; Clayton Kershaw, Dodgers; Jon Lester, Cubs
RP — Jeurys Familia, Mets; Kenley Jansen, Dodgers; A.J. Ramos, Marlins; Mark Melancon, Pirates; Fernando Rodney, Padres/Marlins
Reserves: Jonathan Lucroy, Brewers; Wilson Ramos, Nationals; Paul Goldschmidt, Diamondbacks; Wil Myers, Padres; Daniel Murphy, Nationals; Corey Seager, Dodgers; Nolan Arenado, Rockies; Matt Carpenter, Cardinals; Carlos Gonzalez, Rockies; Odubel Herrera, Phillies; Marcell Ozuna, Marlins; Adam Duvall, Reds.
Final vote: Brandon Belt, Giants; Ryan Braun, Brewers; Jake Lamb, Diamondbacks; Starling Marte, Pirates; Trevor Story, Rockies.
American League All-Stars
C — Salvador Perez, Royals
1B — Eric Hosmer, Royals
2B — Jose Altuve, Astros
3B — Manny Machado, Orioles
SS — Xander Bogaerts, Red Sox
LF — Mookie Betts, Red Sox
CF — Mike Trout, Angels
RF — Jackie Bradley Jr., Red Sox
DH — David Ortiz, Red Sox
SP — Marco Estrada, Blue Jays; Cole Hamels, Rangers; Danny Salazar, Indians; Chris Sale, White Sox; Steven Wright, Red Sox.
RP — Dellin Betances, Yankees; Brad Brach, Orioles; Zach Britton, Orioles; Alex Colome, Rays; Wade Davis, Royals; Will Harris, Astros; Kelvin Herrera, Royals; Craig Kimbrel, Red Sox; Andrew Miller, Yankees.
Reserves: Stephen Vogt, Athletics; Matt Wieters, Orioles; Miguel Cabrera, Tigers; Robinson Cano, Mariners; Francisco Lindor, Indians; Josh Donaldson, Blue Jays; Eduardo Nunez, Twins; Carlos Beltran, Yankees; Ian Desmond, Rangers; Mark Trumbo, Orioles; Edwin Encarnacion, Blue Jays.
Final vote: Ian Kinsler, Tigers; Evan Longoria, Rays; Dustin Pedroia, Red Sox; Michael Saunders, Blue Jays; George Springer, Astros.
Karl Buscheck contributed to this report.