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Brewers OF Braun, closer Rodriguez heading to All-Star game

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CINCINNATI (AP) -- Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun is heading to his sixth All-Star game.
   
Braun was added to the National League squad as a replacement for the injured Matt Holliday of the Cardinals. Holliday will be replaced in the starting lineup by Dodgers rookie Joc Pederson.
   
Braun is batting .275 and has 16 home runs, 56 RBIs and 12 stolen bases heading into the All-Star game.
   
Brewers closer Francisco Rodriguez also is representing Milwaukee at the game. Rodriguez has 19 saves out of 19 opportunities this season.
   
The All-Star game is Tuesday at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati.

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