MLB All-Star Game Voting Results 2012: Jake Peavy's All-Star Bid Ends As Darvish Wins Final Vote

Chicago White Sox righty SP Jake Peavy made a strong bid for an appearance in the 2012 MLB All-Star Game, but the Japanese sensation SP Yu Darvish ultimately won out in the 2012 Final Vote.

Over the final hour of the public vote, conducing both at MLB.com and on Twitter via hashtags, Peavy made some impressive gains on Darvish, according to the MLB official Twitter account:

But the Twitter presence of Darvish -- whose name was trending worldwide during the final hours of voting -- proved too much for the Peavy supporters:

For more news and updates from around the league, drop by Baseball Nation with Rob Neyer. And for a closer look at the numbers and analysis behind the game, visit the sabermetrics blog Beyond the Box Score or keep up to date with the league's transactions at MLB Daily Dish.

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