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Adrian Gonzalez falls behind Paul Goldschmidt in NL All-Star voting

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

LOS ANGELES -- Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez lost his lead at first base in the latest National League All-Star ballot update released on Tuesday. Gonzalez is now in second place, behind Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt.

Gonzalez led at first base in each of the first two weekly voting updates, while Goldschmidt has climbed from third place at the position to second to first. Goldschmidt has 2,010,049 votes, while Gonzalez has 1,882,725. Gonzalez went from a 313,214-vote lead to a 127,314-vote deficit at the position.

Gonzalez is a four-time All-Star, but hasn't played in the midsummer classic since 2011. The last Dodgers first baseman to be voted to start an All-Star Game was Steve Garvey in 1980.

Among all Dodgers, Gonzalez remains the best hope to start in the All-Star Game, which will be played on Tuesday, July 14 at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati.

Howie Kendrick is in fourth place at second base, with Dee Gordon holding a narrow lead over Kolten Wong at the top.

Yasmani Grandal is fifth at catcher, well behind both Buster Posey and Yadier Molina, with the top two separated by fewer than 5,000 votes.

Joc Pederson is in 11th place among NL outfielders, down from 10th last week.