A.J. not buying manager's All-Star lament

A.J. Pierzynski thinks if Ron Washington wanted him on the All-Star team, he'd be on it. Chris Sweda/ Chicago Tribune/MCT

When AL manager Ron Washington was asked if there was one player he was most disappointed that didn't get in the All-Star Game, he was quick to mention A.J. Pierzynski. But Pierzynski isn't happy that Washington didn't pick him.

"I feel bad for Pierzynski," Washington said Sunday after the team was announced. "The guy's having an outstanding year. He's been working with a very good pitching staff over there with those Chicago White Sox for many years. I consider him a winning player because he beats you any kind of way he can. He beats you mentally, he beats you physically. So I feel really bad for Pierzynski."

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