Adrian Beltre hates having his head touched, but made the mistake of hitting a walk-off homer

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Derek Jeter wasn’t the only Hall of Fame-caliber player to deliver a walk-off hit last night.

Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre went opposite field for a walk-off homer against the A’s. And my favorite part is that Beltre absolutely hates having anyone touch his head–as documented many times over the years–but was basically forced into letting the entire team touch his head as he crossed home plate.

It’s funny to watch as Beltre comes to the realization his head is going to be touched as he rounds third base.

Your latest National League All-Star voting update

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Not much has changed with the All-Star voting in the National League this week. All of the same leaders from last week are leading this week. Matt Kemp and Bryce Harper have flip-flopped at 2-3 in the outfield voting but it’s still all the same.

Buster Posey leads at catcher, first base is Freddie Freeman, second is his Braves teammate Ozzie Albies, third is Nolan Arenado, short is Brandon Crawford and Nick Markakis leads the outfield trio.

Your current leaders and their closest pursuers: