2017 MLB All-Star Game: 13 things to know about the AL’s extra innings win

MIAMI — It took a little longer than expected, but the American League has once again claimed league superiority with an All-Star Game win.

Tuesday night at Marlins Park, the AL defeated the NL (AL 2, NL 1) in 10 innings in the 88th annual All-Star Game. This was the first All-Star Game to go to extra innings since 2008 and the 11th to go to extra innings overall. The AL has now won each of the last five All-Star Games.

Here are 13 things to know about the 2017 All-Star Game.

Latin American legends were honored before All-Star Game

Prior to the start of the All-Star Game, Latin American baseball legends were honored during an on-field ceremony. Hall of Famers Roberto Alomar, Luis Aparicio, Rod Carew, Orlando Cepeda, Juan Marichal, Pedro Martinez, Tony Perez, and Ivan Rodriguez were all in attendance — Rodriguez, who was part of the 2003 World Series champion
Miami Marlins
, received a huge ovation — and the late Hall of Famer Robert Clemente was represented by his wife Vera Clemente.

Here’s video of the very excellent pregame ceremony:

Well done, Marlins and MLB.

Scherzer was loud and proud

Article source: http://www.cbssports.com/mlb/news/2017-mlb-all-star-game-13-things-to-know-about-the-als-extra-innings-win/

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