Justin Turner, Mike Moustakas lead MLB All-Star Game Final Vote campaign

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Self and Kansas football coach David Beaty helped promote the vote for Moustakas.

Self's Tweet will only count once in the voting, but you can bet there were a few folks out there who follow the KU program and its coach that followed suit after they saw Self fire off his Tweet. Schwarber rejoined the team and was installed in the starting lineup for the series finale with the Milwaukee Brewers, batting fifth and playing left field.

Moustakas deserved all the help. He will compete in the Home Run Derby on Monday night at Marlins Park, facing Minnesota's Miguel Sano in the first round. He's tied for second in the league for most home runs with 25 and has just been on fire recently.

Moustakas appreciated all the attention from Kansas coaches and anyone else who cheers the Royals. "He's probably the best pitcher in baseball right now". That's almost a guarantee for whichever Royal is nominated to take the crown, as the fans have proven to be great at this stuff. It's very annoying to me that other fan bases tweet about how Royals fans are the worst when they're not doing anything other than what the system allows.

The MLB All-Star Game Final Vote was conducted in online voting on MLB.com, individual club websites and Twitter.

Moustakas beat out Boston shortstop Xander Bogaerts, New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius, Texas shortstop Elvis Andrus and Tampa Bay first baseman Logan Morrison for the AL honor while Turner garnered a record 20.8 million votes to represent the NL.



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