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So now it's Salvy, Vargas and Moose to the All-Star game.

Jay Binkley
July 06, 2017 - 5:18 pm

Mike Moustakas wins the final vote and will participate in the All-Star game along with the Home Run Derby as he received 15.6 million votes.

Nice job voting Kansas City!

Besides Moose, Justin Turner of the Los Angeles Dodgers made it as well so that Kansas City-Los Angeles partership worked out:

Release from the Royals:

MOUSTAKAS, TURNER WIN 2017 ESURANCE

MLB ALL-STAR GAME FINAL VOTE

Turner sets all-time Final Vote balloting record with 20.8 million votes;

Moustakas becomes second player ever to win Final Vote twice

 NEW YORK, July 6, 2017 – As announced on MLB Tonight on MLB Network and MLB.com, Mike Moustakas of the Kansas City Royals and Justin Turner of the Los Angeles Dodgers were chosen by fan voting as the winners of the 2017 Esurance MLB All-Star Game Final Vote. Moustakas and Turner earned the final roster spots on the AL and NL All-Star Teams through online voting on MLB.com, the individual Club sites and Twitter, where custom player hashtags counted during the final six hours of voting today.

Turner, who will be making his first All-Star appearance, tallied an all-time record 20.8 million votes in winning the National League race. That total surpassed the previous mark set by Freddie Freeman in 2013 (19.7 million). Moustakas drew 15.6 million votes this year and became only the second player ever to win the All-Star Game Final Vote twice, joining Shane Victorino. The Royals third baseman also won the Final Vote in 2015 when he made his first All-Star Game appearance.

2017 Esurance MLB All-Star Game Final Vote standings:

 American League

1.       Mike Moustakas, KC

2.       Xander Bogaerts, BOS

3.       Didi Gregorius, NYY

4.       Elvis Andrus, TEX

5.       Logan Morrison, TB

 National League

1.    Justin Turner, LAD

2.    Kris Bryant, CHI

3.    Anthony Rendon, WSH

4.    Mark Reynolds, COL

5.    Justin Bour, MIA

Mike Moustakas joined The Day Shift to talk about the All-Star game and Home run derby:

07/07 - Mike Moustakas

-Don't forget this weekend to make it out to our Royals watch party Sunday at Winning Streaks with our Royals insider Josh Vernier--For the showdown of Duffy v. Kershaw:

For all the info on the Home Run Derby including participants, rules and the bracket check out our Moose Home Run Derby page:

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