ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Matt Holliday has not lived up to his big contract the first half of the season. Still, he's done enough to make the All-Star team.
Despite so-so numbers, Holliday was one of five Cardinals to make the National League team on Sunday. He's batting .298 with 11 homers and 39 RBIs, fourth-best on the team, and is batting only .205 with runners in scoring position batting cleanup behind three-time NL MVP Albert Pujols.
Five All-Stars is the Cardinals' best showing since they had six in 2005. St. Louis was 45-37 and 1 1/2 games behind the Reds for the NL Central lead.
Pujols and Yadier Molina were voted in as starters on the National League team. Pitcher Adam Wainwright and Holliday were selected by players, and pitcher Chris Carpenter was chosen by Phillies manager Charlie Manuel.
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