Home » Sport

Mariners’ Jean Segura sent to All-Star Game with Final Vote win

12 July, 2018, 11:58 | Author: Heidi Alvarez
  • Mitch Haniger made his first All Star team Sunday.  Alan Chitlik Sportspress Northwest

Seattle shortstop Jean Segura was first in the fan voting.

Aguilar received 20.2 million votes, which is the second highest vote total since the Final Vote began in 2002, trailing only Justin Turner's 20.8 million last season.

The 28-year-old Seattle shortstop was batting.329 and ranked second in the majors with 116 hits.

Aguilar is presently tied for the NL lead with 23 home runs, and he boasts a.302/.369/.631 slash line, which comes to an OPS+ of 161.

MLB announced the winners of the "Final Vote" for the AL and NL All-Star teams on Wednesday night, and Red Sox outfielder Andrew Benintendi came up short in the American League.

Aguilar drew 20.2 million votes, beating out Brandon Belt of the San Francisco Giants, Max Muncy of the Dodgers, Trea Turner of the host Washington Nationals and Matt Carpenter of the St. Louis Cardinals. He will join Mariners teammates Nelson Cruz, Edwin Diaz and Mitch Haniger at the All-Star Game.

Kieran Trippier In Tears As He Realises World Cup Dream Is Over
England were knocked out of the tournament by Croatia, and Kane looked a million miles away from his normal lethal self. For England , this was so much better than anyone could have possibly expected.


Croatia's Mandzukic says team eager to prove themselves
Samuel Umtiti's 51st-minute header in the semifinal sent the French into the final, where they will be seeking their second win since 1998.


Fox Shareholder Sues to Stop Disney Merger
Fox's new bid values the whole of Sky at £24.5 billion, beating an offer of £22 billion from United States (US) cable giant Comcast for the satellite TV group.


For the eight players not selected in the Final Vote, the All-Star dream is not officially over. Prevailing in NL is Brewers first baseman Jesus Aguilar.

The Mariners made a big push to get Segura a ticket to Nationals Park for next week's All-Star activities after he was named one of five AL candidates for the Final Vote on Sunday.

As for Segura, the Mariners infielder is in the midst of a career year at the plate.

Aguilar is now an All-Star for the first time.

Meet the two newest additions to the 2018 MLB All-Star Game.

Recommended:



Popular

Eight boys rescued from flooded Thai caves, now up to 'rain god'
But the death of a former Thai Navy SEAL diver who ran out of oxygen in the cave on Friday underscored the danger of the journey. Thirteen foreign divers and five members of Thailand's elite navy SEAL unit make up the main team guiding the boys to safety.

Justin Bieber Designed Hailey's $500000 Engagement Ring Himself - Details!
Bieber's post says he was planning to wait on an announcement but "word travels fast". And the reason why I did that is cuz I didn't want them to win.

Croatia’s route to the 2018 World Cup final
They will, however, have to reflect on a glorious opportunity to reach a World Cup final that has been wasted. He has shown a sure touch in his handling of matters on and off the pitch and is a young, progressive coach.

Samsung Galaxy X Smartphone Arriving Before Galaxy S10?
Recent reports have revealed that the company will speed up the launch of the Galaxy S10 to unveil the Galaxy X shortly after. The wide-angle snapper is expected to have a 16 MP sensor with a f/1.9 lens on top and a super-wide 123° Field of View.

Focus switches from Thai rescue effort to treatment for 12 boys
The three Royal Thai Navy SEAL divers and medics who stayed in the cave with the boys and coach since they were located on July 2. Thailand's prime minister, Prayuth Chan-o-cha, said the boys were given anti-anxiety medication to help with their rescue.

Russia's UK Embassy Calls Amesbury Poisoning 'Anti-Russian Provocation'
This has been identified as the same type of nerve agent that contaminated both Yulia and Sergei Skripal . Dawn Sturgess , a mother of three, died on Sunday evening the Met said in a statement shortly before 10pm.

Pence: 'I do' still want Roe v. Wade to be overturned
She said the breakaway Democrats helped Republicans remain in control of the Senate for the past eight legislative sessions. The longtime women's rights advocate fears Kavanaugh will do Trump's bidding if he's confirmed.

Froome and Quintana struggle in opening Tour de France stage
Froome, who is looking for his fifth Tour de France title, crossed the line 51 seconds behind Gaviria. "It was all about trying to win the stage".

Cristiano Ronaldo joins Juventus from Real Madrid
I go but this shirt, this shield and Santiago Bernabeu will follow them always feeling like something of mine wherever you are. This morning Juventus President Andrea Agnelli was pictured at Pisa airport, boarding a private jet bound for Greece.

#WC2018: England lead Croatia 1-0 at half-time in semi-final
England play Croatia in Moscow on Wednesday night with a place in only their second major tournament final on the line. But while it beat goalkeeper, it didn't beat the post! Suddenly, England was rattled and Croatia was resurgent.