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Reds' Cozart maintains lead with days remaining in All-Star voting

Cincinnati Reds' Joey Votto (19) celebrates with Zack Cozart (2) after hitting a two-run home run off St. Louis Cardinals relief pitcher Tyler Lyons in the sixth inning of a baseball game, Thursday, June 8, 2017, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) Cincinnati Reds' Joey Votto (19) celebrates with Zack Cozart (2) after hitting a two-run home run off St. Louis Cardinals relief pitcher Tyler Lyons in the sixth inning of a baseball game, Thursday, June 8, 2017, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
CINCINNATI (FOX19) -

Zack Cozart maintains a decent lead in All-Star balloting with the fan vote deadline looming.

Cozart leads all National League shortstops with 1,915,806 votes – more than 258,000 more than Dodgers’ shortstop Corey Seager.

He leads all NL shortstops in batting average, on base percentage and slugging percentage.

It would be his first All-Star selection. 

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Cozart is trying to become the first Reds player voted to the NL’s starting lineup since 3B Todd Frazier in 2015 and the first Reds SS voted to the starting lineup since Hall of Famer and 12-time All-Star Barry Larkin made his fifth and final start in 2000 in Atlanta.

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Joey Votto is currently fifth among National League first basemen with Adam Duvall (10th) in the mix among outfielders.

The deadline for fans to vote is Thursday June 29th at 11:59 p.m.

The All-Star Game is July 11 at Marlins Park in Miami.

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