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The best of the National League faced off against the best of the American League. The results of this exhibition game determined which league gets home field advantage in the World Series.

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The AL got on the board first. Mike Trout faced off against Zach Grienke and sent the fourth pitch of the at bat into the right field bleachers. Grienke got strike outs of Albert Pujols and Nelson Cruz, plus a pop out from Lorenzo Cain, to end the inning, and keep the AL there.

For the NL, they had Andrew McCutchen, Todd Frazier, and Bryce Harper went down in order in the first. However, in the second, they tied things up. Paul Goldschmidt lead it off with an infield single to Josh Donaldson. Donaldson airmailed the throw to first, and Goldy was able to take second. Buster Posey grounded out, moving Goldschmidt to third, and then Anthony Rizzo grounded out to give the NL two outs. However David Jhonny Peralta singled to bring home Paul and tie things up at one.

There it would stay until the fifth inning, when Clayton Kershaw came in to pitch. He gave up a single to Alicdes Escobar, traded him out for Mike Trout thanks to a force out, and then a two out walk to Albert Pujols, putting runners on the corners. Prince Fielder singled to bring home Trout and send Pujols to third. Lorenzo Cain doubled, bringing home Pujols. 3-1 American League.

The American League would stay in control for the rest of the night, despite a solo McCutchen home run in the sixth and a Brandon Crawford sac fly in the ninth, thanks to an RBI double from Manny Machado and an RBI sac fly from Fielder in the seventh, plus a Brian Dozier solo homer in the eight. 6-3 AL All-Stars

And there it would stay for the rest of the night. The American League will have home field advantage in the World Series this October. Stay on the Pit for a recap of how our All-Stars, Goldy and A. J. Pollock, did in the losing effort for the NL.