Next week, the top baseball players will be heading to the 2012 All Star Game in Kansas City. The rosters are all set - except for one slot on each league’s team. With just hours left before the two Final Vote players are selected, fans can now make their favorite player an All Star with a Tweet.
Tweet using the designated hashtag for the player you want to see take the field in Kansas City, and MLB will add the Tweet tally to the rest of online voting:
American League team:
Jonathan Broxton (P, Kansas City Royals) - #VoteBroxton
Yu Darvish (P, Texas Rangers) - #VoteYu
Ernesto Frieri (P, LA Angels of Anaheim) - #VoteFrieri
Jason Hammel (P, Baltimore Orioles) - #VoteHammel
Jake Peavy (P, Chicago White Sox) - #TakeJake
National League team:
Michael Bourn (OF, Atlanta Braves) - #VoteBourn
David Freese (3B, St Louis Cardinals) - #FreesePlease
Bryce Harper (OF, Washington Nationals) - #BryceIn12
Aaron Hill (2B, Arizona Diamondbacks) - #FinHillVote
Even other players are hitting the campaign trail to rally the Twitter vote:
As the Midsummer Classic approaches, be sure to follow @MLB for more news, last-minute roster updates, and even some surprises. You can catch the All Star Game on July 10 on FOX at 7:30pm ET/4:30pm PT, and join the conversation with the hashtag #ASG.
As for me, #VoteYu.
Posted by Omid Ashtari, Sports & Entertainment Team (@omid)