Rookies Bryant, Pederson named All-Stars

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NEW YORK (AP) Less than three months after making his major league debut, Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant is an All-Star, one of two rookies selected along with Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Joc Pederson.

But there was no room on the roster for Alex Rodriguez, enjoying a renaissance in his return to the New York Yankees following a season-long drug suspension.

Dodgers catcher Yasmani Grandal also was a first-time selection Monday for the July 14 game in Cincinnati. Grandal became the third All-Star this year who served a drug-related suspension for conduct connected to the Biogenesis of America clinic. Seattle slugger Nelson Cruz and St. Louis shortstop Jhonny Peralta were elected by fans to start.

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Rank Name RBI
1 M. Teixeira, NYY59
2 J. Martinez, Det58
3t J. Bautista, Tor57
3t J. Donaldson, Tor57
5 M. Cabrera, Det54
6t A. Pujols, LAA53
6t S. Vogt, Oak53
8t B. McCann, NYY52
8t K. Morales, KC52
10t C. Davis, Bal51
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Rank Name RBI
1 N. Arenado, Col68
2t P. Goldschmidt, Ari67
2t G. Stanton, Mia67
4 B. Harper, Was60
5 B. Posey, SF57
6 R. Braun, Mil55
7 T. Frazier, Cin54
8t A. Gonzalez, LAD51
8t A. Lind, Mil51
8t A. McCutchen, Pit51
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