Detroit Tigers and Pittsburgh Pirates partner up in hopes of winning votes for the All Star Game

Posted: 10:34 PM, Jul 05, 2016
Updated: 2016-07-06 02:34:37Z

The Detroit Tigers and Pittsburgh Pirates have announced they're partnering for a campaign to encourage fans to vote Tigers second baseman, Ian Kinsler, and Pirates outfielder, Starling Marte for the 2016 Esurance MLB All-Star Game final vote ballot.

The teams are encouraging fans to #VoteKinsler or #VoteMarte on social media to show support for their favorite player.

Ian Kinsler is four-time American league all star and is batting .290. He ranks third in the American League with 67 runs scored, while tied for sixth with 31 multi-hit games and ninth with 97 hits.

Fans can also vote for the players by going online at or .

Fans have until Friday, July 8 at 4:00 pm to cast their votes.