Major League Baseball announced the finalists in the 2019 All-Star Game fan voting on Friday, but none of the Washington Nationals made the list, though some came close.
Most notably, Anthony Rendon came in fifth in the list of National League third basemen moving on to the final round of fan voting. The Nats third baseman was just under 700,000 votes away from third place and an All-Star honor.
Juan Soto came in 16th in the list of National League outfielders, almost half a million votes behind the last qualifying position, ninth (nabbed by the Dodgers' Joc Pederson, with 961,515 votes).
Both shortstop Trea Turner and second baseman Brian Dozier finished ninth in their respective positions, while Yan Gomes finished 10th amongst National League catchers.
The other notable name left off the final list of All-Stars this year is Bryce Harper, who, in his first season with the Phillies, finished 10th amongst outfielders and just over 130,000 votes away from an All-Star bid. It is also Harper's first year since 2014 where he hasn't made the All-Star roster.
Fans can vote between June 26 and 27 to determine which of the qualifying players will start the All-Star Game on July 9 in Cleveland, Ohio.
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