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Trailling this morning, the #VoteMorneau bandwagon is filling up

Trailling this morning, the #VoteMorneau bandwagon is filling up

by Derek Wetmore
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As of this morning, Justin Morneau was in second place in the National League in the MLB All-Star Game final vote. 

Anthony Rizzo had passed him, but the race was close, according to

As of this morning, writes:

Rizzo had less than two percent more votes than Morneau, who continues to have huge supplemental support from his former fan base in the state of Minnesota, where he was a four-time All-Star for the Twins

The voting closes at 3 p.m. central. Jumping on board the #VoteMorneau bandwagon Thursday were several Minnesota athletes, and prominent one -- the Great One -- from Canada.

Here are some short messages, collected online mostly from Dustin Morse, the Twins director of baseball communications.

And don't forget this video from former teammate and roommate, Joe Mauer.

Derek Wetmore is the senior editor for His previous stops include and the Minnesota Daily.
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