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All-Star MVP Cano's can-do attitude wins game for AL

All-Star MVP Cano's can-do attitude wins game for AL

Seattle Mariner second baseman Robinson Cano hit a go-ahead home run in the top of the 10th inning to give his team the win.

Molina had just entered behind the plate in the top half and snapped off an All-Star first - Nelson Cruz pulled a phone out of his uniform trousers and asked the catcher to snap a photo of him with umpire Joe West.

The Nelson Cruz-Joe West photo was created to go viral, and that's exactly what happened -- with Deadspin and other websites picking up the story within minutes.

Perhaps no moment summed up that return to fun than just before Nelson Cruz stepped into the batter's box in the sixth inning as a pinch-hitter replacing starting designated hitter Corey Dickerson. The NL was down 1-0 in the bottom of the sixth with Yadier Molina batting against Ervin Santana, when he hit an opposite field homer to right landing in the bullpen to tie the game. His late game heroics earned him the 2017 Ted Williams All-Star Game Most Valuable Player award and with that came with Cano's choice of either a new Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport or a new Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 and not surprisingly, the second basement chose the sports vehicle. Fellow rookie Cody Bellinger of the Los Angeles Dodgers and 26 more first-time All-Stars were selected for the Tuesday game at Marlins Park.

NOTES: The game's starting third basemen, the Colorado Rockies' Nolan Arenado and the Cleveland Indians' Jose Ramirez, each finished 2-for-2. "That's the first time I ever think I've been speechless on a field". The AL has won 12 of 15 and 17 of the last 20 All-Star Games played to a decision.

Cruz said he just wanted to pay homage to West, who recently called the 5,000th game of his career. NL starter Max Scherzer also came out letting it fly.

"I was able to let loose a little bit", Sale said.

"I felt like a little kid running the bases", Molina said.

Firstly, and as N.L. manager Joe Maddon (Chicago Cubs) told the AP after the game, it wouldn't have happened if the game counted for home-field advantage. More so than the All-Star Game?

Harper made a great play in the second inning, robbing Salvador Perez of a single to shallow right-center. He walked Harper and Buster Posey, threw a pair of wild pitches and got out of a bases-loaded jam when Murphy grounded out.


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