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Posey still on top in NL All-Star voting

San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey remains the National League's leading vote-getter in the latest balloting update for the 2013 All-Star Game.

The reigning NL MVP Posey has earned 1,961,861 votes to outpace St. Louis' Yadier Molina (1,684,700) for first place at the catcher's position. Colorado shortstop Troy Tulowitzki has collected 1,691,262 votes and owns a healthy advantage over the Giants' Brandon Crawford (1,015,633) at that position.

San Francisco also has the leader at third base, where 2012 World Series MVP Pablo Sandoval (1,674,157) holds a slim edge over the Mets' David Wright (1,473,381).

Atlanta's Justin Upton (1,666,026) and Washington's Bryce Harper (1,616,784) still occupy the top two spots in the outfield, with St. Louis' Carlos Beltran (1,550, 844) vaulting past embattled Milwaukee slugger Ryan Braun (1,283,103) for third place.

A pair of Cincinnati Reds, first baseman Joey Votto (1,569,477) and second baseman Brandon Phillips (1,541,720) are still ahead in the balloting at those two positions, with Arizona's Paul Goldschmidt (928,647) and San Francisco's Marco Scutaro (1,285,076) the next closest.

The 84th All-Star Game will be played at Citi Field in New York on Tuesday, July 16. Both teams will be unveiled on Sunday, July 7.