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Former LSU baseball star DJ LeMahieu named to All-Star Game

DJ LeMahieu in 2009 (Source: WAFB) DJ LeMahieu in 2009 (Source: WAFB)
DENVER, CO (WAFB) -

Former LSU and current Colorado Rockies star DJ LeMahieu has been named to this year's Major League Baseball All-Star Game.

LeMahieu is hitting .298 with 34 runs for the Rockies and is the first second baseman for Colorado to be named to All-Star game since 1996.

LeMahieu played two years for LSU, starting at shortstop his freshman year before making the move to second base.  

As a freshman, LeMahieu hit .337 with 11 doubles, one triple, six homers, 44 RBI and 10 steals. His sophomore season, LeMahieu batted a team-high .350 with 13 doubles, five triples, 43 RBI and 57 runs.

The All-Star game will be played Tuesday, July 14 at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, OH.

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