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Cruz named All-Star starter

 (Associated Press)
(Associated Press)

Nelson Cruz of the Mariners was voted in as the starting designated hitter for the American League in next week’s All-Star Game. He’s hitting .304 with a .918 OPS, including 11 doubles, 21 home runs and 50 RBIs.

For a rundown of the starters, see Baseball Notebook /B5

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