who’s on first?
Justin Morneau is vying with these other first basemen for a spot on the National League All-Star team:
Adrian Gonzalez, Dodgers: Current leader in fan voting, entered weekend batting .259 with 12 HRs and 38 RBI.
Freddie Freeman, Braves: Trails Morneau by fewer than 15,000 votes for the second spot, batting .290 with 9 HRs and 30 RBI.
Paul Goldschmidt, Diamondbacks: NL leader in HRs and RBI last season is batting .307 with 11 HRs and 44 RBI.
Joey Votto, Reds: Selected to the past four NL All-Star teams, but injuries have limited him to a .257 average with 6 HRs and 12 RBI.
Ryan Howard, Phillies: The one-time NL MVP (2006) is batting only .227, but he has 11 HRs and 40 RBI.