The American League edged the National League, 2-1 in 10-innings last night (Tuesday) in the MLB All-Star Game.
Seattle's Robinson Cano hit a home run off of Chicago Cubs closer Wade Davis leading off the top of the 10th to break a 1-1 tie.
>>Checking the Cardinals All-Stars:
Each team used 9 pitchers in the 10-inning game. Cardinals pitcher Carlos Martinez pitched two scoreless innings - the 3rd & 4th innings. The righthander struck out 4 batters and allowed one hit and one walk.
The only run for the National League came in the 6th inning on a Yadier Molina solo home run. It's the first Cards player to hit a home run in an All-Star Game since Reggie Smith in 1974.
The AL outhit the NL, 10-7. Each team left 8 men on base.
*The American League now has won 5-All-Star Games in a row to tie the all-time series at 43 wins apiece. After 88 All-Star Games, the series now stands at 43-and-43 with 2-ties. The total runs are even too with 361-runs scored for each team (all-time) dating back to the first All-Star Game in 1933 at old Comiskey Park in Chicago.
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