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4.87 -- Alvarez's at-bats per RBI this season, entering Friday, the third-best ratio in the NL.

"I haven't pitched against them this season, so I think it's even more of an honor. Talk around the league travels and guys exchange reports and come up with what they like -- so it's an honor to be picked like that." -- Locke, on his reputation landing him on the NL All-Star team as a pick by manager Bruce Bochy, even though he has not pitched against Bochy's Giants.

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4.87 -- Alvarez's at-bats per RBI this season, entering Friday, the third-best ratio in the NL.

"I haven't pitched against them this season, so I think it's even more of an honor. Talk around the league travels and guys exchange reports and come up with what they like -- so it's an honor to be picked like that." -- Locke, on his reputation landing him on the NL All-Star team as a pick by manager Bruce Bochy, even though he has not pitched against Bochy's Giants.

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