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OUT LOUD

"I think he's spoiling people. He's still leading the league in strikeouts. His ERA is under three. You look at the numbers, and he's still there"

— Dodgers catcher Yasmani Grandal on the omission of teammate Clayton Kershaw (6-6) from the All-Star team.

GAME OF NUMBERS

26

Career victories vs. the Royals for Toronto's Mark Buehrle, second only to Bert Blyleven (34).

104

NL-leading strikeout total for Dodgers rookie and NL All-Star Joc Pederson.

11

Consecutive winless starts for Atlanta's Shelby Miller, another NL All-Star.

INJURY UPDATE

Clay Buchholz

Pitcher, Red Sox

The righthander, who was 4-0 with an 0.87 ERA in his previous four starts before leaving Friday's game against the Yankees in the fourth inning, was put on the 15-day disabled list because of a strained elbow. The Sox called up top lefthanded prospect Brian Johnson from Class AAA Pawtucket before Saturday's game.