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Angels' Mike Trout to start All-Star game; Garrett Richards snubbed
Angels' Mike Trout to start All-Star game; Garrett Richards snubbed

The excitement of a 6-1 victory that capped a four-game sweep of the Houston Astros on Sunday was tempered when the Angels learned that only one player from their club, which has the third-best record in baseball, was named to the American League All-Star team. Center fielder Mike Trout, who is batting .308 with a team-high 20 home runs and 63 runs batted in, will start the July 15 game for the second straight year, but he turned down an invitation to participate in the home run derby, saying he “just wants to be able to enjoy” the event and that he may do it later in his career. Snubbed were pitcher Garrett Richards, who got the win over the Astros on Sunday to improve to...

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