For the fourth time in five years, Buster Posey is headed to the All-Star Game as the Giants' catcher was voted in as the starter for the NL.
The results were announced Tuesday afternoon.
Posey previously made it to the Midsummer Classic in 2012, 2013 and 2015.
Entering Tuesday, Posey is hitting .291/.358/.476 with 19 doubles, 10 home runs and 40 RBI.
Posey trailed St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina throughout the fan balloting but caught up in the final hours, edging him out 2,266,868 to 2,161,819. Posey and Molina have now combined to win each of the last five and seven of the last eight fan elections as the NL’s starting backstop.
Giants pitchers Madison Bumgarner and Johnny Cueto were also named to the NL All-Star roster.
The rest of the NL starters are as following:
C: Buster Posey -- San Francisco Giants
1B: Anthony Rizzo -- Chicago Cubs
2B: Ben Zobrist -- Chicago Cubs
SS: Addison Russell -- Chicago Cubs
3B: Kris Bryant -- Chicago Cubs
OF: Bryce Harper -- Washington Nationals
OF: Dexter Fowler -- Chicago Cubs
OF: Yoenis Cespedes -- New York Mets
The 2016 MLB All-Star Game will take play Tuesday, July 12 in San Diego.
More to come...