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Kittredge Is Third Ray To Make All-Star Team

photo: Will Vragovic/Tampa Bay Rays

A third Rays player will get to be a part of the festivities for the Midsummer Classic.

The Rays announced Monday night that reliever Andrew Kittredge has been named as a replacement.

Kittredge, who takes the place of Yankees starter Gerrit Cole, has gone 6-1 through the first half of the season with a a 1.47 ERA in 32 appearances.  He joins catcher Mike Zunino, who was named as a backup to Salvador Perez, and infielder Joey Wendle, who was named as an injury replacement for Mike Trout.

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Steve Carney is the founder and publisher of St. Pete Nine. One of the people most associated with baseball coverage in Tampa Bay, he spent 13 seasons covering the Rays for flagship radio station WDAE, first as producer of Rays Radio broadcasts, then as beat reporter beginning in 2011. He likes new analytics and aged bourbon, and is the owner of one of the ugliest knuckleballs ever witnessed by baseball scouts.

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