Arlington, Tx (Texas Rangers Media Release) — The All-Star Game MLB.com Final Vote enters its final day on Thursday and the Texas Rangers encourage all fans to #TakeTanner and help pitcher Tanner Scheppers’ campaign for election to the 2013 American League All-Star Team.
For the second consecutive year, the All-Star Game MLB.com Final Vote includes a social balloting element as Twitter support from the 10 candidates’ fans over the last six hours of balloting will count toward their final vote totals. From 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. (CDT) today, any tweet that includes #TakeTanner will be tabulated as part of the official vote total used to determine the American League and National League winners.
Scheppers is one of five pitchers in contention for the 34th and final spot on the American League team for the Tuesday, July 16 All-Star Game at New York’s Citi Field. That All-Star is being selected in on-line fan balloting in the 2013 All-Star Game MLB.com Final Vote sponsored by freecreditscore.com (#FinalVote) on texasrangers.com and mlb.com. Voting concludes Thursday at 3:00 p.m. CDT.