Ian Kinsler can't get Chipper Jones' grounder

July, 11, 2012
7/11/12
9:33
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- No, Ian Kinsler was not trying to let Chipper Jones get a hit in his final All-Star Game.

"I wish I could have [made a better play on the ball]," Kinsler said. "Both my hamstrings felt like they were going to explode and that I had lead in my feet. It worked out that it was Chipper Jones hitting it. Said and done it was pretty cool, but I would never just let a guy have a hit.

"It's cool that it worked out that way, no doubt, but there's not a lot of room to run underneath the dugout there, so I wasn't the freshest," Kinsler said.

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Richard Durrett joined ESPNDallas.com in September 2009. He writes about colleges, the Dallas Stars and the Texas Rangers. Richard spent nine years at The Dallas Morning News covering the Rangers, Stars, colleges, motorsports and high schools.

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BA HR RBI R
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OTHER LEADERS
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RE. Andrus 8
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