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Despite 2018 performance Gennett, Suarez trailing at their positions in NL All-Star voting

Cincinnati Reds' Eugenio Suarez (7) celebrates with Scooter Gennett (3) after hitting a two-run home run off St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Michael Wacha in the fourth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, June 9, 2018, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

CINCINNATI (WKRC) - Despite leading the National League in batting average and ranking second in RBI Reds second baseman Scooter Gennett ranks only third at his position in voting for the National League All-Star Team, which was released on Monday by Major League Baseball.

Gennett is behind Ozzie Albies of the Atlanta Braves and Javier Baez of the Chicago Cubs.

Albies has totaled 398,816 votes to outpace Báez (360,307) and Gennett (309,512).

Reds third baseman Eugenio Suarez ranks only fourth in the voting at his position despite leading the NL in RBI even while missing almost three weeks due to injury.

Reds first baseman Joey Votto is fifth at his position.

Middletown High School graduate Kyle Schwarber of the Chicago Cubs is seventh among outfielders.

Fan voting is available exclusively online and via mobile devices at MLB.com, all 30 Club sites and the MLB At Bat and MLB Ballpark mobile apps, and will be accessible until the voting period ends on Thursday, July 5th at 11:59 p.m. ET.

Here are the top five vote earners at catcher and each infield position and top 20 outfielders:

CATCHER

  • 1. Buster Posey, Giants: 281,331
  • 2. Willson Contreras, Cubs: 259,427
  • 3. Kurt Suzuki, Braves: 223,108
  • 4. Francisco Cervelli, Pirates: 168,832
  • 5. Yadier Molina, Cardinals: 152,336


FIRST BASE

  • 1. Freddie Freeman, Braves: 633,342
  • 2. Anthony Rizzo, Cubs: 248,275
  • 3. Brandon Belt, Giants: 162,750
  • 4. Cody Bellinger, Dodgers: 113,392
  • 5. Joey Votto, Reds: 83,272


SECOND BASE

  • 1. Ozzie Albies, Braves: 398,816
  • 2. Javier Baez, Cubs: 360,307
  • 3. Scooter Gennett, Reds: 309,512
  • 4. Asdrubal Cabrera, Mets: 97,243
  • 5. Joe Panik, Giants: 62,325


THIRD BASE

  • 1. Nolan Arenado, Rockies: 527,683
  • 2. Kris Bryant, Cubs: 305,062
  • 3. Johan Camargo, Braves: 152,260
  • 4. Eugenio Suarez, Reds: 87,659
  • 5. Justin Turner, Dodgers: 87,387


SHORTSTOP

  • 1. Brandon Crawford, Giants: 466,021
  • 2. Dansby Swanson, Braves: 225,182
  • 3. Addison Russell, Cubs: 210,764
  • 4. Trea Turner, Nationals: 158,252
  • 5. Trevor Story, Rockies: 143,603


OUTFIELD

  • 1. Bryce Harper, Nationals: 498,189
  • 2. Nick Markakis, Braves: 494,206
  • 3. Matt Kemp, Dodgers: 351,780
  • 4. Charlie Blackmon, Rockies: 309,099
  • 5. Ronald Acuna Jr., Braves: 277,077
  • 6. Ender Inciarte, Braves: 225,225
  • 7. Kyle Schwarber, Cubs: 203,299
  • 8. Ben Zobrist, Cubs: 196,837
  • 9. Odubel Herrera, Phillies: 189,234
  • 10. Jason Heyward, Cubs: 175,583
  • 11. Christian Yelich, Brewers: 163,575
  • 12. Corey Dickerson, Pirates: 150,239
  • 13. A.J. Pollock, D-backs: 110,055
  • 14. Matt Adams, Nationals: 106,317
  • 15. Lorenzo Cain, Brewers: 104,948
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