Betts (Los Angeles Dodgers) has set a prerequisite for his participation in the All-Star Game Home Run Derby.
“I’m going to participate in the All-Star 먹튀검증 Game Home Run Derby,” Betts told MLB Network, according to the Los Angeles Times, “with the understanding that I’m going to be an All-Star.”
Major League Baseball released the first round of fan voting for the 2023 Major League Baseball All-Star Game on Wednesday.
The NL All-Star first-place vote leaders by position are catcher Sean Murphy (Atlanta – 603,501 votes), first baseman Freddie Freeman (Los Angeles Dodgers – 775,503 votes), second baseman Arajes, third baseman Nolan Arenado (St. Louis – 412,000 votes), shortstop Orlando Arcia (Atlanta – 406,509 votes), and designated hitter J. D. Martinez (Dodgers). D. Martinez (Dodgers-41,2373 votes), outfielders Ronald Acuña Jr. (Atlanta-108,657 votes), Mookie Betts (Dodgers-67,641 votes) and Luerdes Gurriel Jr. (Arizona-367,348 votes).
In the American League (AL), catcher Adley Rutherford (Baltimore-46,496 votes), first baseman Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (Toronto-54,596 votes), second baseman Marcus Semien (Texas-707,712 votes), and third baseman Matt Chapman (Toronto-47,522 votes), shortstop Beau Bissett (Toronto – 775,221 votes), designated hitter Shohei Ohtani (Los Angeles Angels – 924,182 votes), outfielders Aaron Judge (New York Yankees – 849,365 votes), Mike Trout (Angels – 598,918 votes) and Jordan Alvarez (Houston – 571,986 votes).
In the first round of fan voting for the All-Star Game, which closes on March 23, the top vote-getters in both leagues will automatically start at their respective positions. The top two vote-getters at each position (six outfielders) will then be selected in a second round of voting. The second round of voting will be open for four days, starting on July 27.