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2015 MLB All-Star Game: Jose Altuve falls to second in All-Star voting for AL second basmean

Some men just want to watch the world burn.

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Major League Baseball updated the most recent vote totals for the 2015 All-Star Game:

Royals second baseman Omar Infante has surpassed Astros second baseman as the current front runner to start the 2015 All-Star game. Altuve who started out with a healthy lead in the vote (1,301,754 to 715,345) after week one, has slowly seen his lead dwindle. Altuve's vote totals has been steady, increasing about 150% each week totaling out to about 323% since the first week. While Infante's vote totals have ballooned 636% since the first week vote totals.

Infante leads Altuve by 309,063 votes. The Royals second baseman joins seven other teammates that would start if the vote ended today -- Eric Hosmer, Mike Moustakas, Alcides Escobar, Kendrys Morales, Salvador Perez, Lorenzo cain, and Alex Gordon. The reigning MVP Mike Trout isn't even the leader in the outfield, it's Cain, but at least it isn't a clean sweep for the Royals.

The fans have every right to vote for who they want and it's on Astros fans if Altuve doesn't start. But it doesn't take away my right to criticize Royals for making this play. Unlike every other All-Star game in sports, MLB's version does actually count for something. Do we really want a second baseman that is currently batting .204 with a -.01 WAR and 30 WRC+ representing the American League?

But Astros fans have time to change this outcome, vote up 35 times for Jose Altuve by clicking here