Checking in on All-Star voting

With this year's All-Star Game relatively close to home in New York on July 16, you may be wondering if any current or former Red Sox players will be there. Here's where some familiar names stand in the American League balloting at this point:


No. 1: David Ortiz, with 1,045,283 votes. He was the designated hitter starter in each of the past two All-Star Games. Behind him are Lance Berkman, Mark Reynolds, Mark Trumbo, and Victor Martinez.


No. 5: Jarrod Saltalamacchia, 331,344 votes; ahead of him are Joe Mauer, Matt Wieters, Carlos Santana, and A.J. Pierzynski


No. 3: Mike Napoli, 380,448 votes; ahead of him are Chris Davis and Prince Fielder.


No. 3: Dustin Pedroia, 642,419 votes; ahead of him are Robinson Cano and Ian Kinsler.


No. 5: Kevin Youkilis, Yankees, 235,388 votes; ahead of him are Miguel Cabrera, Manny Machado, Adrian Beltre, and Evan Longoria.


No. 4: Jed Lowrie, Athletics, 523,743 votes; ahead of him are Elvis Andrus, J.J. Hardy, and Jhonny Peralta.


No. 9: Jacoby Ellsbury, 473,877 votes; ahead of him are Mike Trout, Adam Jones, Torii Hunter, Nelson Cruz, Jose Bautista, Nick Markakis, Nate McLouth, and Alex Gordon.

You can participate in the voting by visiting MLB.com and using the 2013 All-Star Game MLB.com Ballot. Voting ends July 4 at 11:59 p.m. ET.