Two Chicago Cubs players rank in the top five at their position in the first balloting update for the 2012 MLB All-Star Game. Shortstop Starlin Castro is third among National League shortstops, trailing Colorado's Troy Tulowitzki by 397,000 votes. The Cubs' Bryan LaHair is fourth among N.L. first basemen, trailing Cincinnati's reigning MVP Joey Votto by 923,000 votes.
Here's a look at N.L. voting at catcher and shortstop:
Though the North Siders currently boast the second worst record in baseball, they'll have at least one All-Star, due to the rules of the game.