Braves lead NL with four All-Star selections

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Atlanta Braves right fielder Nick Markakis (22) and first baseman Freddie Freeman celebrate after the Braves defeated the Miami Marlins in a baseball game Friday, Aug. 4, 2017, in Atlanta. The Braves won 5-3. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

The Atlanta Braves led the National League with four players selected for the 2018 MLB All-Star game.

First baseman Freddie Freeman and outfielder Nick Markakis were named starters, while infielder Ozzie Albies and starting pitcher Mike Foltynewicz also made the team.

It’s the third All-Star selection for Freeman, while the other three will make their debuts.

The game is scheduled for Tuesday, July 17 at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.

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