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Brewers Brandon Woodruff is heading to the All-Star Game

Pitcher Brandon Woodruff
Posted at 5:29 PM, Jul 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-06 18:29:39-04

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Milwaukee right-hander Brandon Woodruff, New York Yankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka and Pittsburgh closer Felipe Vázquez have been added to the rosters for Tuesday's All-Star Game.

They replace Toronto's Marcus Stroman, who has a strained pectoral muscle; Arizona pitcher Zack Greinke, who will be attending to a personal matter; and Brewers closer Josh Hader, who has back stiffness.

Woodruff, a first-time All-Star, is 10-3 with a 3.91 ERA.

Tanaka was selected for the 2014 AL team but didn't pitch because of a right elbow injury.

Vázquez, who entered Saturday with 19 saves, becomes an All-Star for the second straight season.

New York Yankees infielder Gleyber Torres, Boston shortstop Xander Bogaerts, Cleveland right-hander Shane Bieber, Oakland right-hander Liam Hendriks, Los Angeles Dodgers infielder Max Muncy and Minnesota right-hander José Berríos were added previously.

They replace Tampa Bay right-hander Charlie Morton and second baseman Brandon Lowe, Texas left-hander Mike Minor, Los Angeles Angels second baseman Tommy La Stella, Texas outfielder Hunter Pence, Minnesota right-hander Jake Odorizzi and Washington third baseman Anthony Rendon.