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Pirates Josh Bell leads NL All-Star voting for first basemen

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MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN - JUNE 08: Josh Bell #55 of the Pittsburgh Pirates watches his sacrifice RBI ball in the third inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park on June 08, 2019 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Quinn Harris/Getty Images) Pirates first baseman Josh Bell leads the NL in RBIs with 58 and doubles with 25. He is hitting .324 and has 18 homers.

Josh Bell’s eye-opening first half hasn’t gone unnoticed.

Bell, who is among the National League leaders in batting average, runs, RBIs, doubles and homers, topped the list of NL first basemen when MLB released its initial All-Star Game voting totals Tuesday. Bell leads the NL in RBIs (58) and doubles (25). Bell had 621,915 votes, more than 160,000 ahead of the Cubs’ Anthony Rizzo (461,210).

Atlanta’s Freddie Freeman was next with 406,283.

Other Pirates appearing on the initial list: catcher Francisco Cervelli (10th, 54,395), second baseman Adam Frazier (10th, 58,785) and outfielder Melky Cabrera (13th, 135,216).

Dodgers outfielder Cody Bellinger led all vote-getters with 1,189,380. He and Milwaukee’s Christian Yelich (1,057,855) were the only NL players to top a million votes.

The complete vote as released by MLB:

CATCHER

1) Willson Contreras, Cubs — 850,613

2) Brian McCann, Braves — 269,963

3) J.T. Realmuto, Phillies — 206,442

4) Yadier Molina, Cardinals — 202,401

5) Yasmani Grandal, Brewers — 195,922

6) Austin Barnes, Dodgers — 183,692

7) Tony Wolters, Rockies — 96,117

8) Buster Posey, Giants — 79,768

9) Wilson Ramos, Mets — 78,957

10) Francisco Cervelli, Pirates — 54,395

FIRST BASE

1) Josh Bell, Pirates — 621,915

2) Anthony Rizzo, Cubs — 461,210

3) Freddie Freeman, Braves — 406,283

4) Max Muncy, Dodgers — 232,583

5) Pete Alonso, Mets — 157,347

6) Paul Goldschmidt, Cardinals — 121,546

7) Rhys Hoskins, Phillies — 109,680

8) Eric Hosmer, Padres — 85,256

9) Jesus Aguilar, Brewers — 79,024

10) Joey Votto, Reds — 60,985

SECOND BASE

1) Ozzie Albies, Braves — 424,467

2) Mike Moustakas, Brewers — 377,983

3) Ketel Marte, D-backs — 327,269

4) Cesar Hernandez, Phillies — 265,608

5) Enrique Hernandez, Dodgers — 244,589

6) Daniel Descalso, Cubs — 185,781

7) Robinson Cano, Mets — 100,473

8) Kolten Wong, Cardinals — 84,517

9) Brian Dozier, Nationals — 68,957

10) Adam Frazier, Pirates — 58,785

THIRD BASE

1) Nolan Arenado, Rockies — 783,684

2) Kris Bryant, Cubs — 404,855

3) Justin Turner, Dodgers — 273,586

4) Josh Donaldson, Braves — 206,588

5) Anthony Rendon, Nationals — 178,215

6) Manny Machado, Padres — 118,244

7) Eduardo Escobar, D-backs — 75,493

8) Eugenio Suarez, Reds — 69,052

9) Matt Carpenter, Cardinals — 66,397

10) Travis Shaw, Brewers — 57,915

SHORTSTOP

1) Javier Baez, Cubs — 861,496

2) Dansby Swanson, Braves — 286,802

3) Corey Seager, Dodgers — 257,085

4) Trevor Story, Rockies — 243,550

5) Jean Segura, Phillies — 138,716

6) Paul DeJong, Cardinals — 111,590

7) Fernando Tatis Jr., Padres — 108,680

8) Orlando Arcia, Brewers — 91,594

9) Jose Iglesias, Reds — 81,091

10) Trea Turner, Nationals — 66,036

OUTFIELD

1) Cody Bellinger, Dodgers — 1,189,380

2) Christian Yelich, Brewers — 1,057,855

3) Ronald Acuna Jr., Braves — 518,760

4) Joc Pederson, Dodgers — 344,440

5) Albert Almora Jr., Cubs — 294,445

6) Charlie Blackmon, Rockies — 278,070

7) Jason Heyward, Cubs — 270,745

8) Kyle Schwarber, Cubs — 252,557

9) Alex Verdugo, Dodgers — 242,988

10) Bryce Harper, Phillies — 242,719

11) Nick Markakis, Braves — 232,995

12) Juan Soto, Nationals — 161,939

13) Melky Cabrera, Pirates — 135,216

14) Marcell Ozuna, Cardinals — 135,089

15) Andrew McCutchen, Phillies — 125,927

16) Ender Inciarte, Braves — 125,442

17) Lorenzo Cain, Brewers — 120,140

18) Jeff McNeil, Mets — 96,632

19) Scott Kingery, Phillies — 93,825

20) Ryan Braun, Brewers — 87,718

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