American League Downs NL For All-Star Win

(Minneapolis, MN) -- Derek Jeter went 2-for-2 and scored a run in his final All-Star Game to lead the American League in a 5-3 win over the National League at Target Field in Minneapolis. It was Jeter's 14th appearance in the Midsummer Classic. Mike Trout had a double and triple with two RBI and earned MVP honors. Miguel Cabrera blasted a two-run homer for the AL, which has won two straight since a three-game losing streak. Max Scherzer was credited with the win while hometown closer Glen Perkins nailed down the save. Jonathan Lucroy had a pair of RBI doubles for the National League while Chase Utley also knocked in a run with a two-bagger. Pat Neshek took the loss for the Senior Circuit, which still leads the overall series 43-40-and-2.