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Jays' Bautista top vote-getter for All-Star spots


Toronto Blue Jays' Jose Bautista will lead the American League lineup.


NEW YORK  — Toronto outfielder Jose Bautista has gotten the most votes in fan balloting for starting spots in the All-Star game.

Philadelphia aces Roy Halladay, Cliff Lee and Cole Hamels are part of the National League pitching staff. The Phillies have the best record in the majors.

Bautista will lead an American League lineup that includes four starters from the Yankees. Derek Jeter, Alex Rodriguez, Robinson Cano and Curtis Granderson will represent New York.

The Milwaukee Brewers had three players picked to start for the NL — Prince Fielder, Ryan Braun and Rickie Weeks.

The All-Star game will be played July 12 in Phoenix. The league that wins get home-field advantage in the World Series.

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