Baseball: Ohtani among early leaders in MLB All-Star voting

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Shohei Ohtani is among the early leaders in voting for this year's Major League Baseball All-Star Game, according to the first batch of fan ballots released Monday. With 526,608 votes so far in the first phase of balloting, the Los Angeles Angels two-way star is the leading candidate to become the American League's starting designated hitter in the July 13 All-Star Game at Denver's Coors Field. The AL's second-most popular DH candidate, J.D. Martinez of the Boston Red Sox, is some 230,000 votes behind Ohtani with 293,757. Should he be selected for his MLB All-Star debut, Ohtani will become the...

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