New York, NY (Sports Network) - Rangers right-hander Yu Darvish and Cardinals
third baseman David Freese are going to the All-Star Game after winning the
online fan vote.
Major League Baseball announced the results of the Final Vote on Thursday.
Darvish, the 25-year-old phenom from Japan, is 10-5 with a 3.59 ERA in his
Freese, last year's World Series MVP, also made his first All-Star team.
Darvish beat out fellow pitchers Jake Peavy of the White Sox, Jason Hammel of
the Orioles, Jonathan Broxton of the Royals and Ernesto Frieri of the Angels
in that order, according to MLB.com, where the vote is held each year.
Freese got a boost when retiring Braves third baseman Chipper Jones was added
to the National League All-Star roster to replace injured Dodgers outfielder
Matt Kemp, taking him off the ballot.
He beat Braves outfielder Michael Bourn, Nationals rookie Bryce Harper and
Diamondbacks second baseman Aaron Hill, in that order.
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