Jacoby Ellsbury closing in on Josh Hamilton for starting spot in All-Star game

PHILADELPHIA — Jacoby Ellsbury has closed to within 121,325 votes of Josh Hamilton for a starting spot in the All-Star Game. Voting continues on line through Thursday.

“I heard about that. It’s pretty awesome,” Ellsbury said. “If I could get in, it would be my first time. Getting voted in by the fans would be even better.”

If you want to vote, go here.

“I hope Red Sox Nation comes through for me,” Ellsbury said.

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