Major League Baseball just released its first voting tallies for National League All-Stars and the Phillies are represented well.
Second baseman Chase Utley, shortstop Jimmy Rollins, third baseman Placido Polanco and outfielders Jayson Werth and Shane Victorino all lead their respective positions. Utley, actually, leads all NL players with 687,724 votes.
Catcher Carlos Ruiz and first baseman Ryan Howard are second at their positions behind two Cardinals, Yadier Molina and Albert Pujols.
Voting concludes July 1. By that time, I'd assume Florida's Hanley Ramirez will pass Rollins, who, well, isn't very deserving of an All-Star bid considering he has played in 12 games.
Here are the numbers: