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Detroit Tigers All-Stars Dominate Midsummer Classic

Jul 16, 2013; Flushing, NY, USA; American League first baseman Prince Fielder (28) of the Detroit Tigers dives into third base with a triple during the 9th inning in the 2013 All Star Game at Citi Field. Mandatory Credit: Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY Sports

The Detroit Tigers All-Star contingent represented their team well by dominating the game offensively and defensively.

Miguel Cabrera doubled and then scored the American Leagues first run on a Jose Bautista sacrifice fly. He also made solid defensive plays through his 5 innings of work.

Prince Fielder legged out a triple in his only at-bat of the game.

Jhonny Peralta singled during his at-bat

The Tigers team batting for the All-Star game 3 for 6 with 1 double 1 triple and 1 run scored.

Max Scherzer did not disappoint as the American League starter.  He pitched a scoreless first with 1 strike-out while sending down the NL All-Stars 1-2-3.

The Detroit Tigers efforts helped the American League win the All-Star game 3-0. With the win the American League snaps a three-game losing streak in the Midsummer Classic and earned home field advantage for the 2013 World Series.

The All-Star game MVP was awarded Mariano Rivera who pitched a scoreless 8th inning.  Rivera became the first reliever to win the All-Star game MVP and the first pitcher to do it since Pedro Martinez.

Topics: 2013 All Star Game, Detroit Tigers

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