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Mauer Leads Voting

 Twins catcher Joe Mauer still leads his position in the latest update for American League All-Star voting.  Mauer leads Baltimore Orioles backstop Matt Wieters by just over 500-thousand votes.  Former Twins outfielder Torii Hunter slipped from third in the outfield down to fourth.  The All-Star Game is July 16th at Citi Field, home of the New York Mets.

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