The 2022 MLB All-Star Game (All-Star Game) is one of the events of the year in Major League Baseball (MLB). Not only because of the possibility of seeing all the stars of the league in one place, but it also means half of the season on the way to the World Series.
This Thursday the first votes of the event closed, which would define the finalists who will continue in the dispute for a place. In addition to confirming already a quoted both from the side of the American and the National.
And those finalists are none other than Ronald Acuña Jr., a right fielder for the defending champion Atlanta Braves, and Aaron Judge, a right fielder for the hopeful New York Yankees.
Aaron Judge, first selected from the American League to the All-Star Game
Aaron Judge has probably been the best position player in all of MLB 2022. “The Judge” leads the league in home runs with 29, and the numbers indicate that he will have historic records with the Yankees this year.
Ronald Acuña Jr., first selected in the National League for the All-Star game
Despite missing the first part of the season, Ronald Acuña Jr. picked up where he left off in 2021 and is still one of the most dominant players in MLB. Barring another injury, he will be in Hollywood showcasing his talent.
Beginning this year, the player with the most votes in each league is guaranteed a spot in the All-Star Game.
In the National League, Ronald Acuña Jr. was the leader in votes to ensure his third participation. 💪 pic.twitter.com/ekW9TPZ4lN
– The Mayores (@TheMayores) June 30, 2022
Finalists on the All-Star ballot
All-Star Ballot finalists.
Alejandro Kirk, TOR (3,296,479 votes)
Jose Trevino, NYY (1,109,206)
Vladimir Guerrero Jr., TOR (2,853,265)
Ty France, SEA (1,279,315)
José Altuve, HOU (1,925,693)
Santiago Espinal, TOR (1,745,741)
Jose Ramirez, CLE (1,971,688)
Rafael Devers, BOS (1,871,493)
Bo Bichette, TOR (2,030,733)
Tim Anderson, CWS (1,273,947)
Mike Trout, LAA (3,381,758)
George Springer, TOR (1,835,729)
Giancarlo Stanton, NYY (1,268,284)
Lourdes Gurriel Jr., TOR (1,267,586)
Yordan Alvarez, HOU (2,215,456)
Shohei Ohtani, LAA (1,664,012)
Willson Contreras, CHC (2,146,343)
Travis d’Arnaud, ATL (1,710,837)
Paul Goldschmidt, SL (2,477,992)
Pete Alonso, NYM (1,521,254)
Ozzie Albies, ATL (1,745,859)
Jazz Chisholm Jr., MIA (1,731,805)
Manny Machado, S.D. (2,381,477)
Nolan Arenado, SL (1,618,392)
Trea Turner, LAD (2,177,710)
Dansby Swanson, ATL (1,985,444)
Mookie Betts, LAD (3,479,480)
Joc Pederson, SF (1,824,390)
Starling Marte, NYM (1,236,390)
Adam Duvall, ATL (1,070,869)
Bryce Harper, PHI (2,560,099)
William Contreras, ATL (1,775,703)