Voting for the 2012 MLB All-Star Game in Kansas City ends on Thursday, but fans still have an opportunity to cast their final votes online and via Twitter up until the 3 p.m. CT deadline. St. Louis Cardinals third baseman David Freese held the lead over Nationals star Bryce Harper as of Thursday morning, but the race is tight with less than eight hours remaining. More than 40 million total votes have already been counted, and from 11 a.m. CT to the 3 p.m deadline MLB will honor votes via Twitter.
Here are the relevant voting hashtags for Twitter and the NL voting standings as of 7:46 a.m. CT from MLB.com.
1. David Freese (STL) - #FreesePlease
2. Bryce Harper (WSH) - #BryceIn12
3. Michael Bourn (ATL) - #VoteBourn
4. Aaron Hill (ARI) - #FinHillVote
To vote for Freese on Twitter, be sure to use the #FreesePlease hashtag in your tweet to @MLB between 11 a.m. CT and the 3 p.m. deadline. You can also visit the 2012 All-Star Game MLB.com Final Vote page.