The American League defeated the National League 3-0. The game took place at Citi Field on Tuesday night. Matt Harvey started for the NL and pitched two scoreless innings, Robinson Cano got hit by a pitch in his first at bat and left the game and Mariano Rivera appearing in his final ASG was the MVP.
Max Scherzer started for the AL; he pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout. Chris Sale pitched two perfect innings with a couple of strikeouts, Felix Hernandez gave up a hit in a scoreless inning and Matt Moore pitched a perfect inning. Grant Balfour walked a batter and struck out one in his one inning of work, Greg Holland gave up hit in 1/3 of an inning and Brett Cecil struck out the only batter that he faced. Delabar struck ou the only batter that he faced, Rivera pitched a perfect inning and Joe Nathan gave up a hit and struck out two in his one inning of work.
Mike Trout had a hit, Jeff Kipnis had a hit and an RBI and Miguel Cabrera had a hit. Chris Davis had a hit, Prince Fielder had a hit and Jose Bautista had an RBI. Nelson Cruz drew a walk, Adam Jones had a hit and Joe Mauer had a hit. Salvador Perez had a hit, J.J. Hardy had an RBI and Jhonny Peralta had a hit.
Harvey pitched two innings giving up a hit and striking out three. Clayton Kershaw pitched a perfect inning, Patrick Corbin pitched an inning giving up two hits and a run and Cliff Lee pitched an inning giving up two hits and a run, Jose Fernandez pitched a perfect inning with a couple of strikeouts. Aroldis Chapman pitched an inning giving up a walk and striking out one, Craig Kimbrel pitched an inning giving up three hits and a run with a strikeout. Jason Grilli gave up a hit in one inning of work.
Carlos Beltran, Paul Goldschmidt and David Wright each had a hit. Michael Cuddyer drew a walk.
In the fourth Bautista hit a sacrifice fly to give the AL a 1-0 lead. In the fifth Hardy hit an RBI groundout to make it 2-0 AL. Kipnis hit an RBI double in the eighth
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