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MIAMI (AP) — Henderson Alvarez’s outstanding stretch has already put him in the Miami Marlins’ record books, but it’s not sending him to the All-Star game.
The Marlins are looking for an 11th straight win with Alvarez on the mound as he attempts to continue his dominance of the New York Mets in the opener of a three-game set at Citi Field on Friday night.
Alvarez (6-3, 2.27 ERA) is fourth in the NL in ERA, including a 1.04 mark over his last nine outings while going 4-0. His last 10 starts have ended in Marlins victories, the longest active streak in the majors and a team record.
“I’ve always wanted to be a leader,” the 24-year-old right-hander said through a translator. “I’m just focused on being a pitcher.”
Despite his tremendous run, Alvarez was snubbed for his first All-Star appearance. However, he’ll likely be an option as a replacement…
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