MLB.com Press Release
All-Star Game MLB.com Final Vote Update #3
Twitter voting window is just 24 hours away; player hashtags count as votes beginning tomorrow at 10 am (edt )
The campaigning for all 10 candidates is driving momentum with more than 50 million online votes cast. Alliances are being formed. The Twitter voting window begins in just 24 hours. Two days of voting remain in the 2013 All-Star Game MLB.com Final Vote Sponsored by freecreditscore.com (#FinalVote) as Steve Delabar and Freddie Freeman continued to hold off their fastcharging competitors in the American and National League races, respectively.
The All-Star Game MLB.com Final Vote Sponsored by freecreditscore.com will count Twitter support from fans over the last six hours of balloting toward candidates’ vote totals. From 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. (EDT) tomorrow, all tweets with a designated player hashtag will be tabulated as part of the official vote total
used to determine the American League and National League winners. Periodic updates of the Twitter vote will be available by following @MLB.
1. Steve Delabar (TOR) - #RaiseTheBar (A2)
2. David Robertson (NYY) - #HighSocksForVotes (A3)
3. Joaquin Benoit (DET) - #BackBenoit (A1)
4. Koji Uehara (BOS) - #HighFiveCiti (A5)
5. Tanner Scheppers (TEX) - #TakeTanner (A4)
1. Freddie Freeman (ATL) - #Vote Freddie (N2)
2. Yasiel Puig (LAD) - #VotePuig (N5)
3. Hunter Pence (SF) - #VotePence (N4)
4. Ian Desmond (WSH) - #DesiIn13 (N1)
5. Adrian Gonzalez (LAD) - #VoteTitan (N3)
Fans also may use mobile phones to cast votes at MLB.com/vote or via text message. To receive the All- Star Game MLB.com Final Vote Sponsored by freecreditscore.com mobile ballot, text the word "VOTE" to 89269. To vote for a specific player, fans can text the choice to 89269. Standard message and data rates may apply. Mobile voting in Canada also is available and fans should text their choices to 101010.
DATA VISUALIZATION MAP
MLB.com’s new online Final Vote data visualization map allows fans to see the geographic distribution of all 10 candidates’ votes. Scroll over any county in the 50 United States to see the color-coded display to show the online vote share for each player. Click here or visit MLB.com to access the map.
FREE MLB.TV TRIAL
MLB.com is giving eligible voters a 14-day free trial of MLB.TV from July 12-26, 2013. Current MLB.TV subscribers will receive a MLB.com Shop discount to the MLB.com Shop. Fans will receive an e-mail notifying them of the instructions for redeeming their respective All-Star Final Vote offers.
The 84th All-Star Game will be televised nationally by FOX Sports; in Canada by Rogers Sportsnet and RDS; and worldwide by partners in more than 200 countries via MLB International’s independent feed. Pregame ceremonies will begin at 7:30 p.m. (EDT). ESPN Radio and ESPN Radio Deportes will provide exclusive national radio coverage of the All-Star Game. MLB Network, MLB.com and Sirius XM also will provide comprehensive All-Star Week coverage. For more information, visit allstargame.com or mets.com/asg.