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Benintendi loses to Mariners' Segura in final All-Star vote

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Benintendi loses to Mariners' Segura in final All-Star vote

Red Sox outfielder Andrew Benintendi lost out to Mariners shortstop Jean Segura in the final vote for a spot on the American League All-Star team in results of fan balloting released Wednesday night.

Yankees outfielder/DH Giancarlo Stanton, Angels shortstop Andrelton Simmons and Twins outfielder Eddie Rosario were the other candidates.

Brewers first baseman Jesus Aguilar, the National League home run leader with 23, won the N.L. vote. 

The Red Sox made a huge social media push to get Benintendi, who came into Tuesday night's game hitting .298 with 14 homers, 57 RBI, 17 steals and a .906 OPS, his first All-Star nod. 

Five other Red Sox were selected Sunday to the A.L. team for the game in Washington on July 18. Mookie Betts is a starter in the outfield, J.D. Martinez is the starting DH. First baseman Mitch Moreland is an A.L. reserve and lefty ace Chris Sale and closer Craig Kimbrel are on the pitching staff. 

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