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dominance in the All-Star game, building a 7-to-0 lead in a 7-to-5
win over the National League at Detroit's Comerica Park.
A-L improve to 8-0-and-1 since the 1996 All-Star game. Tejada
opened the scoring with a solo homer in the second before adding an
R-B-I single an inning later. Ichiro made it 5-to-0 with a two-run
single in the fourth before Texeira added a two-run homer in the
The N-L finally scored in the seventh on Andruw Jones' two-run
homer. They were the first runs for the Nationals since the fourth
inning of last year's All-Star game.
hits while striking out three over two innings. Mariano Rivera
earned the save by striking out Morgan Ensberg to end the game.