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Jul 4, 2010 8:21 PM by Jordan Mason

Jimenez named to National League All-Star team

DENVER (AP) - Colorado Rockies pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez has been selected for the National League All-Star team.

But catcher Miguel Olivo was left off the team, and outfielder Carlos Gonzalez will make it only by winning a fan vote for the final roster spot.

Shortstop Troy Tulowitzki, who is sidelined with a fractured left wrist, will be unable to play in the All-Star game on July 13 in Anaheim, Calif. But like Jimenez, Tulowitzki was elected to the team by National League players, managers and coaches. Jimenez is 14-1 with a 2.27 ERA.

Jimenez leads the majors in wins and ranks third in the National League in ERA and second in opponents batting average (.203). He threw a no-hitter, the first in Rockies history, April 17 at
Atlanta and has had scoreless streaks of 26 and 33 consecutive innings this season.

(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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