DETROIT and PHILADELPHIA – For the second time in three years, the Detroit Tigers have teamed with the Philadelphia Phillies, encouraging fans to vote “Victor/Victorino” for both Tigers designated hitter/catcher Victor Martinez and for Phillies center fielder Shane Victorino in the 2011 All-Star Game Final Vote. Tigers fans who vote for Martinez at least 100 times onwww.tigers.com in the 2011 All-Star Game Final Vote sponsored by
Sprint, are eligible to be entered into a random drawing to win a meet and greet with Victor Martinez on the field prior to a game at Comerica Park. The prize includes two infield box seats and parking. Phillies fans who vote for Victorino at least 100 times on
http://www.phillies.com/votevictorino are eligible to be entered into a random drawing to win a meet and greet with Shane Victorino at Citizens Bank Park, two tickets to an upcoming game, parking and a signed Victorino jersey.
Vote for Martinez and Victorino online at http://www.tigers.com/vote or www.phillies.com/votevictorino. Fans have until 4 p.m. (EDT) on Thursday, July 7 to vote. The winners, as chosen exclusively by online fan voting totals, will be announced on MLB.com shortly thereafter. In addition, text balloting is open to ALL carriers and phone types. Fans can send the player code “A4″ for Martinez and player code “N5” for Victorino to 89269 in the U.S. Standard text rates apply. In Canada, fans should text the word “A4″ for Martinez and “N5” for Victorino to 65246.