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Toronto Blue Jays' Adam Lind stretches out while wearing a T-shirt calling for people to vote him into the last spot on Internet voting for the All-Star team, before the Blue Jays' baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday.

Native son Adam Lind slipped to fifth Tuesday afternoon in the All-Star Game: Final Vote balloting, according to

Lind, a former star at Highland High School and the 2002 Indiana Mr. Baseball Award winner, was leap-frogged overnight by Tampa Bay Rays first baseman Carlos Pena — who leads the American League with 23 home runs.

Texas Rangers second baseman Ian Kinsler continues to lead the fan balloting that runs through 4 p.m. Thursday at

The Final Vote winner will receive the 33rd and final spot on the American League roster for Tuesday’s All-Star Game in St. Louis.

According to, Kinsler briefly lost his lead Tuesday morning to Detroit Tigers third baseman Brandon Inge. Kinsler, Inge and Los Angeles Angels third baseman Chone Figgins each have received more than 2 million votes.

But the Web site said Pena and Lind, the Toronto Blue Jays’ designated hitter, remain within striking distance.

More than 22.2 million votes had been cast overall, with voting also ongoing for five National League candidates, putting balloting on pace to break last year’s all-time record.

The Blue Jays stepped up their promotion of Lind on Tuesday with a new “Lind Your Vote” campaign. The slogan appears as the background on and alongside Lind’s mugshot at the top of the page.

Buttons carrying the slogan have been produced, and the Blue Jays found T-shirts with the slogan in their clubhouse Tuesday.

Lind was 1-for-4 with a double in Tuesday’s game against the Rays in St. Petersburg, Fla.