Michael Saunders, Brandon Belt win MLB's All-Star Final Vote

The winners of the Final Vote for the 2016 All-Star Game have been revealed: Michael Saunders of the Blue Jays in the AL and Brandon Belt of the Giants in the NL.

Voting was conducted the past several days online, via text and via Twitter by Major League Baseball.

The final voting order in the AL:

1. Saunders
2. George Springer, Astros
3. Dustin Pedroia, Red Sox
4. Ian Kinsler, Tigers
5. Evan Longoria, Rays

Welcome to the All-Star Game, Michael Saunders. USATSI

Saunders, 29, makes his first All-Star team. He's hitting .298/.372/.559 (145 OPS+) with 25 doubles, 16 homers and 41 RBI for the Blue Jays.

In the NL:

1. Belt
2. Starling Marte, Pirates
3. Trevor Story, Rockies
4. Jake Lamb, Diamondbacks
5. Ryan Braun, Brewers

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Brandon Belt makes his first All-Star Game. USATSI

Belt, 28, also makes his first-ever All-Star team. He's hitting .300/.399/.519 with 10 homers, 46 RBI and an NL-best 27 doubles for the Giants, who sport the best record in baseball.

As for those who weren't chosen, there's still a chance. Six of the 10 Final Vote guys ended up in Cincinnati last year anyway.

CBS Sports Writer

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