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AL tops NL in All-Star game

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (FOX19) -

Outgoing superstar Derek Jeter had two hits to lead theAmerican League to a 5-3 win over the National League in the 2014 All Star Gamein Minneapolis.

Reds pitchers Alfredo Simon and Aroldis Chapman combined for five outs ofscoreless baseball in their appearances. Chapman, who hit 102 mph on the radargun, limped off the field after covering first base for his final out in theeighth inning. But, told reporters after the game his hamstring is fine andhe'll be ready for when the Reds start the second half of the season on Fridayin New York.

Todd Frazier drew a walk in his only at bat and DevinMesoraco finished hitless in his appearance.  It's now four-years since aReds player last got a hit in the All Star Game.

Johnny Cueto was ineligible to pitch because he pitched forthe Reds on Sunday.

Mike Trout was awarded the MVP for the American League, whowon the mid-summer classic a second straight year.

The American League Championship Series winner will now gethome field advantage in the World Series.

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