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Swish pulls in front; Will Youk take it at buzzer?

The pendulum has swung again, with this morning’s news that Nick Swisher has passed Kevin Youkilis in the Final Vote balloting by the slimmest of margins.

Voting concludes at 3:59 p.m. http://www.redsox.com and http://www.mlb.com.

On the plus side, Youkilis is healthy after leaving Tuesday’s game with cramping in his right ankle. He is back in the lineup tonight, batting cleanup. Ryan Shealy has been called up from the Minors as injury protection.

Youk moves in front

Halfway through the process for the Final Vote at http://www.mlb.com, Kevin Youkilis has moved in front of Nick Swisher.

Youkilis is trying to make the Red Sox 4-0 when they have a player in the Final Vote. If successful, he would join Johnny Damon (2002), Jason Varitek (2003) and Hideki Okajima (2007) as Sox players to make the All-Star Game on the Final Vote.

You can vote until Thursday at 4 p.m. ET at http://www.redsox.com and http://www.mlb.com.

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