Originally posted on Phillies Nation  |  Last updated 7/16/13
All Star Game Highlights The American League beat the National League 3-0 in the 2013 midsummer classic.  The game was dominated by pitching, as the National League only managed three hits. The American League scored two runs on a sacrifice fly and a fielder’s choice.  The AL added a run in the 8th inning against Craig Kimbrel, an RBI double by Jason Kipnis. The best moment was in the eighth inning, when Metallica’s “Enter Sandman” blasted over the speakers as Mariano Rivera entered his last All Star Game ever.  He walked on the field alone, as both dugouts gave him a standing ovation, sending goosebumps across the baseball nation.  Rivera tossed a 1-2-3 inning, and earned the MVP honors. Lee Surrenders a Run Cliff Lee appeared in the fifth inning, tossing 32 pitches.  He got himself into some trouble, but was able to get out of the jam with just one run. He allowed a lead-off double to Adam Jones, who eventually scored on a fielder’s choice.  Joe Mauer followed Jones with a base hit of
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