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Hernandez, Iwakuma among pitchers on AL squad

(Undated) — Max Scherzer and Justin Verlander are the pair of Detroit Tigers leading the pitchers on the American League All-Star Game roster. White Sox left-hander Chris Sale, Indians starter Justin Masterson and the Rangers’ Yu Darvish are also on the pitching staff for the AL. Both Felix Hernandez and Hisashi Iwakuma of the Seattle Mariners also got a nod while the Athletics’ Bartolo Colon is also on the roster replacing injured Red Sox starter Clay Buchholz. Yankees closer Mariano Rivera leads the relief pitchers, which include Brett Cecil of the Blue Jays, Joe Nathan of the Rangers and Glen Perkins of the Twins, who is replacing White Sox setup man Jessie Crain.

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