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O's expect to have only one All-Star, though more are worthy
O's expect to have only one All-Star, though more are worthy

When the 2011 American League All-Star team is revealed Sunday afternoon, the Orioles expect one trend to continue. Even with perhaps more worthy All-Star candidates than in the past, a group that includes shortstop J.J. Hardy, center fielder Adam Jones and catcher Matt Wieters — three players who have been among the best at their position through the season's first half — the Orioles understand the reality. Last-place teams with low national profiles are probably only going to be represented by one player. That has been the case for the Orioles in five consecutive All-Star games and in nine of the last 10 Mid-Summer Classics. The only exception was in 2005 when an Orioles...

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