Austin American-Statesman - - SPORTSBRIEFING -

Yo­vani Gal­lardo is firm. Even if he’s for­tu­nate enough to make the All-Star team again next sum­mer, he’ll skip it.

“If the game is in Ari­zona, I will to­tally boy­cott,” the Mil­wau­kee Brew­ers pitcher said Mon­day.

A year be­fore Phoenix is set to host base­ball’s big event, the state’s new im­mi­gra­tion law kept draw­ing the at­ten­tion of ma­jor lea­guers.

Kansas City re­liever Joakim So­ria, who leads the ma­jors with 25 saves, said he would sup­port a Latino protest and stay away.

Detroit closer Jose Valverde can see him­self steer­ing clear, too.

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