Eric Sogard fell short in his bid to become the Face of Major League Baseball.
The A's infielder was defeated by New York Mets third baseman David Wright 51 percent to 49 percent in the finals of the online contest. Voting concluded at 5 a.m. Friday and results were announced on MLB Network.
Along the way to the Face of MLB finals, Sogard defeated Anthony Rizzo of the Chicago Cubs, Troy Tulowitzki of the Colorado Rockies, Buster Posey of the Giants in the quarterfinals and Jose Bautista of the Toronto Blue Jays in the semifinals.
Fans were able to cast their votes via Twitter.