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Angels' Erick Aybar added to All-Star team; Garrett Richards is not
Angels' Erick Aybar added to All-Star team; Garrett Richards is not

It was a mixed bag of All-Star news for the Angels on Thursday. Right-hander Garrett Richards lost out to Chicago White Sox left-hander Chris Sale in the “final five” fan vote, but shortstop Erick Aybar was added to the American League team as a replacement for Kansas City left fielder Alex Gordon. “Everybody is happy for Erick,” Manager Mike Scioscia said. “We felt from the beginning he should have been an All-Star. We were disappointed he wasn’t selected, but we’re happy about it now.” Aybar entered Thursday night’s game against the Texas Rangers with a .283 average, six home runs, 45 runs batted in — most among AL shortstops — and 46 runs, and he is having an outstanding season...

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