/Turner, Moustakas used teamwork to win All-Star final vote

Turner, Moustakas used teamwork to win All-Star final vote


AP

Published 11:25 p.m. ET July 7, 2017 | Updated 11:25 p.m. ET July 7, 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Justin Turner and Mike Moustakas used some cross-league teamwork to book their trips to Miami.

The third basemen each earned trips to next Tuesday’s All-Star Game by way of the final fan vote, each beating out four other finalists Thursday from their respective league.

Turner, the red-headed third baseman for the Los Angeles Dodgers, led the final balloting with 20.8 million votes, and he encouraged his supporters on Twitter to also support Moustakas — a slugging third baseman with the Kansas City Royals — using the hashtag #VoteMoose. Moustakas returned the favor while leading the American League with 15.6 million votes.

“It’s really cool that we were able to partner with these guys and make this all happen,” Moustakas said Friday before the Royals played the…

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