Utley Maintains All-Star Lead

Chase Utley remains the leader in votes for NL players in the All-Star Game.

Utley has 1,284,961 votes to put him in a commanding lead over Cubs second baseman Mark DeRosa, who is second with 589,637 votes. But Atlanta Braves third baseman Chipper Jones is close behind Utley for top vote getter with 1,110,171 votes.

Ryan Howard (368,012) remains a distant fourth behind Houston Astros first baseman Lance Berkman (1,046,249). Jimmy Rollins (442,885) remains a distant fifth behind Houston shortstop Miguel Tejada (726,835). And Pat Burrell (487,131) has dropped from sixth to ninth amongst NL outfielders.