The White Sox and Cardinals have partnered to try to get both team's Final Vote representative for this month's All-Star Game, urging fans to push for Jake Peavy and David Freese to get to Kansas City.
Govs. Pat Quinn and Jay Nixon weighed in to stump for their home-state reps, too.
Jake Peavy is one of the elite pitchers in the game, said Quinn. The American League needs to take Jake to Kansas City to battle a formidable National League team.
Quinn and the White Sox also released a campaign spot for Peavy:
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David Freese is a Missouri native and hometown hero who belongs at the All-Star Game in Kansas City, added Nixon. I urge fans to vote for David Freese please.
You can vote for the pair online at MLB.com, Whitesox.com and Cardinals.com, or by texting A5 and N2 to 89269 until 3 p.m. on Thursday. As of this morning, Chipper Jones and Yu Darvish were leading in Final Vote results.