Giancarlo Stanton loses out in AL All-Star fan vote

Mitch Haniger made his first All Star team Sunday.  Alan Chitlik Sportspress Northwest

Aguilar beat out San Francisco Giants first baseman Brandon Belt, Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman Max Muncy, Washington Nationals shortstop Trea Turner and St. Louis Cardinals third baseman Matt Carpenter to earn his first career All-Star nod.

The Mariners asked fans to #SendSegura, and send they did. "To see your teammates and Seattle support me, and Mariners marketing".

Brewers first baseman Jesus Aguilar won the NL fan vote.

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The Mariners made a big push to get Segura a ticket to Nationals Park for next week's All-Star activities after he was named one of five AL candidates for the Final Vote on Sunday. It's also well deserved after Segura's superb first half helped to anchor the Mariners infield and offense.

After three straight days of creative hashtags, endless retweets and countless hand cramps from online voting, the Milwaukee Brewers are sending their fourth player to the 2018 MLB All-Star game. Now in its 17 season, the All-Star Final Vote has recorded over 845 million votes. Segura entered play Wednesday in the majors with a.329 batting average and second in hits (116), trailing only reigning AL MVP Jose Altuve (124).

The results of the Final Vote to determine the last roster spot on the American League and National League All-Star teams are in. The 24 foreign-born players include players from Venezuela (8), Puerto Rico (6), the Dominican Republic (4), Cuba (2), Curacao (2), Canada (1) and South Korea (1). Aguilar's trip to Washington, D.C. will mark his first All-Star Game selection. The 89 Midsummer Classic will be televised nationally by FOX Sports; in Canada by Rogers Sportsnet and RDS; and worldwide by partners in more than 180 countries. MLB Network, MLB.com and SiriusXM also will provide comprehensive All-Star Week coverage.

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