MLB All-Time Roster Salary Cap Game: $30 for 10 players

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Versions of this have been floating around all week for the NBA and NHL, so let’s try it with baseball:

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It’s self-explanatory. You have $30 to spend on 10 players — one player per position. You can leave your team in the comments below or enter your selections at this link for official polling purposes.

Sky Kalkman — an excellent Twitter follow — is keeping track of the results as they stream in.

Jose Altuve leads all vote-getters in All-Star balloting

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The latest update to the All-Star voting is in and it reveals that Astros second baseman Jose Altuve is the leading vote-getter in all of baseball. Altuve, on his way to his sixth All-Star appearance and fourth starting selection in a row, has has 1,572,101 votes. Altuve leads the Majors with a .342 batting average and 102 hits.

At other positions Tampa Bay Rays catcher Wilson Ramos has overtaken Gary Sánchez of the New York Yankees at catcher, José Abreu of the White Sox leads at first, third base is led by José Ramírez of the Indians, Manny Machado of Orioles leads at short, Boston’s J.D. Martinez paces the DHs and the Sox’ Mookie Betts, the Angels’ Mike Trout and the Yankees’ Aaron Judge round out the starters.

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