7/6 Final Vote info

C’mon, fans. Vote Rizzo. Here are the candidates for the Final Vote and details on how to get Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo to the All-Star Game:

American League
Dallas Keuchel (HOU) – #VoteKeuchel (A1)
Corey Kluber (CLE) – #VoteKluber (A2)
Rick Porcello (DET) – #PickRick (A3)
Garrett Richards (LAA) – #VoteGRich (A4)
Chris Sale (CWS) – #TargetSale (A5)

National League
Casey McGehee (MIA) – # VoteHitsMcGehee (N1)
Justin Morneau (COL) – # VoteMorneau (N2)
Anthony Rendon (WSH) – #VoteRendon (N3)
Anthony Rizzo (CHI) – #VoteRizzo (N4)
Justin Upton (ATL) – #VoteJUp (N5)

* Fans began casting votes for the All-Star Game Final Vote Sponsored by Experian on MLB.com and the Club sites immediately, and can continue voting until 3 p.m. CT on Thursday. The winners, as chosen exclusively by online fan voting totals, will be announced on MLB.com shortly thereafter.

In addition to the web, fans can use their mobile phones to cast votes via the mobile web at MLB.com/vote or via text message. To receive the All-Star Game MLB.com Final Vote Sponsored by Experian mobile ballot, text the word “VOTE” to 89269. To vote for a specific player, fans can text the choice to 89269. EXAMPLE: Text “A3” to vote for AL Player 3 or “N3” to vote for NL Player 3. Standard message and data rates may apply. Text “STOP” to end and “HELP” for information. Mobile voting in Canada also is available and fans should text their choices to 101010.

For the third consecutive year, the All-Star Game MLB.com Final Vote will include social balloting participation, as Twitter support from the 10 candidates’ fans over the last six hours of balloting will count toward their final vote totals. From 9 a.m.-3 p.m. CT on Thursday, any tweet that includes a designated player hashtag (noted above) will be tabulated as part of the official vote total used to determine the American League and National League winners. Fans will be able to follow @MLB for the latest standings updates over the course of the entire four-day voting period.

Baseball fans have cast more than 430 million online votes for Final Vote candidates since the program’s inception in 2002. In recognition, MLB.com is giving eligible voters a 14-day free trial of MLB.TV from July 11-25. Current MLB.TV subscribers voting will receive a special 15 percent discount to the MLB.com Shop. Fans will receive an e-mail notifying them of the instructions for redeeming their respective All-Star Final Vote offers.

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