BOSTON (CBS) — The Red Sox’ “#VoteBenny” campaign has come up short.
MLB announced the winners of the “Final Vote” for the AL and NL All-Star teams on Wednesday night, and Red Sox outfielder Andrew Benintendi came up short in the American League. Jean Segura of the Mariners won the vote.READ MORE: 9 Injured At Back Bay MBTA Station After Escalator Malfunction
Voting opened on Sunday night and was closed on Wednesday afternoon.READ MORE: First Afghan Refugees Arrive In Massachusetts
Benintendi entered Wednesday batting .298 with 25 doubles, five triples, and 14 home runs for a .906 OPS. He’s stolen 17 bases, getting caught just once.
Segura entered Wednesday with a .329 average and an .824 OPS. He’s hit 24 doubles, three triples, seven home runs and 47 RBIs.MORE NEWS: Gas Leak In Lawrence Forces More Than 100 People Out Of Nearby Buildings
The Red Sox will be sending five players to Washington, D.C., for the All-Star Game: Mookie Betts, J.D. Martinez, Chris Sale, Craig Kimbrel and Mitch Moreland.