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The Mexican who commands the voting in his position and is not Julio Urías

MLB All-Star Game 2022

Against all odds, the Aztec leads the preferences in the American League for the event on July 19, seeking to make history for the country.

Julio Urías (Los Angeles Dodgers) and Alejandro Kirk (Toronto Blue Jays)
© Getty ImagesJulio Urías (Los Angeles Dodgers) and Alejandro Kirk (Toronto Blue Jays)

In just under a month, the Major League Baseball (MLB) will experience its traditional mid-season classic, such as the All-Star Game 2022for which the vote has already been opened to choose the participants, through the official website, the web pages of each team and in the competition app.

After the first round, the Majors delivered their first partial results, where there is no major news about who registers the first preferences, among Aaron Judgeof New York Yankees, with 1,512,368 votes; Y Mookie Bettsof Los Angeles Dodgers (1,446,050).

However, it has drawn powerful attention that among the only five MLB players who have exceeded one million votes, there is the presence of a Mexican player, with 1,057,008 votes; the surprising thing is that It’s not about Julio UríasDodgers pitcher.

The Mexican who commands the voting for the MLB All-Star Game

It is nothing less than Alejandro Kirk23, a native of Tijuana, who vastly outperforms the other catchers in competition, so if this trend continues, it could become the first Mexican catcher to participate in an All-Star Game.

However, the Aztec is not the most voted Latino for the MLB All Star Game 2022, since the first majority is reached by the Venezuelan Ronald Acuña Jr. (1,398,563), although it does exceed other figures such as the Dominican Manny Machado (969,582) and the Cuban Yordan Alvarez (835,669).

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