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NL All-Star voting: Adrian Gonzalez falls out of top 5 at first base

A pair of four-time All-Stars meet at first base. - Stephen Dunn

Matt Kemp, the only other Dodger to be listed in the first round of balloting, dropped out of the top 15 of National League outfielders.

The Dodgers are 13th among 15 National League teams in runs scored, so it seems fitting that they could have no position players as All-Stars. In the second round of National League All-Star voting released on Sunday night, Adrian Gonzalez dropped out of the top five in balloting among National League first baseman.

The Dodgers have nobody in the top five at any position in the National League, nor do they have an outfielder in the top 15. Matt Kemp showed up at 14th among outfielders in the first round of balloting, on June 4.

Gonzalez was fourth among first baseman in the initial voting release, but has since been passed by both Allen Craig and Freddie Freeman.

The Dodgers have had an All-Star starter in each of the last three seasons. It looks like it will be up to Clayton Kershaw to continue that streak in 2013.

Here are the leaders at each position in the National League:

Pos First place (votes) Second place (votes)
C Buster Posey 1,961,861 Yadier Molina 1,684,700
1B Joey Votto 1,569,477 Paul Goldschmidt 928,647
2B Brandon Phillips 1,541,720 Marco Scutaro 1,285,076
3B Pablo Sandoval 1,674,157 David Wright 1,473,381
SS Troy Tulowitzki 1,691,292 Brandon Crawford 1,015,633
OF Justin Upton 1,666,026 Ryan Braun 1,283,103
OF Bryce Harper 1,616,784 Shin-Soo Choo 1,043,839
OF Carlos Beltran 1,550,844 Hunter Pence 984,734

In-stadium voting concludes on June 28, while online and mobile All-Star voting ends on July 4. The 2013 All-Star Game will be held at Citi Field in New York on Tuesday, July 16.

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