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Curtis Granderson, Robinson Cano, Mariano Rivera Named To Sporting News All-Star Team

Center fielder Curtis Granderson, second baseman Robinson Cano and closer Mariano Rivera were selected to the Sporting News' AL All-Star Team, voted on by 55 major league executives.

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Three New York Yankees were selected to the Sporting News' AL All-Star Team, voted on by 55 major league executives.

Center fielder Curtis Granderson, second baseman Robinson Cano and closer Mariano Rivera were all voted as starters for their contributions to New York's 97-win season.

Granderson batted .262 with 25 stolen bases, 41 home runs and 119 RBI, compiling a career-high .916 OPS. Cano hit .302 with 28 home runs and a career-high 118 RBI. Rivera saved 44 games and gave up just 13 earned runs all season to finish with his fourth consecutive sub-2.00 ERA (1.91).

Cano wants to terminate the two team options remaining on his contract in order to restructure a long-term deal with the Yankees, but his agent Scott Boras said Yankees general manager Brian Cashman "hasn't returned the call."

Justin Verlander was the only unanimous choice for the Sporting News' All-Star Teams. The entire rosters follow:

AMERICAN LEAGUE

C Alex Avila, Tigers

1B Adrian Gonzalez, Red Sox

2B Robinson Cano, Yankees

3B Adrian Beltre, Rangers

SS Asdrubal Cabrera, Indians

OF Jose Bautista, Blue Jays

OF Jacoby Ellsbury, Red Sox

OF Curtis Granderson, Yankees

DH: David Ortiz, Red Sox

SP Justin Verlander, Tigers

RP Mariano Rivera, Yankees

NATIONAL LEAGUE

C Brian McCann, Braves

1B Prince Fielder, Brewers

2B Brandon Phillips, Reds

3B Aramis Ramirez, Cubs

SS Troy Tulowitzki, Rockies

OF Matt Kemp, Dodgers

OF Ryan Braun, Brewers

OF Justin Upton, Diamondbacks

SP Clayton Kershaw, Dodgers

RP Craig Kimbrel, Braves

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