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2018 MLB All-Star Game results, highlights & Dodgers notes

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The National League lost the MLB All-Star Game for a sixth straight year, falling 8-6 in 10 innings to the American League on Tuesday.

It was like a flashback to last October when the 10th inning began with Ross Stripling on the mound to face a pair of Astros. It went poorly for Stripling and the NL.

Alex Bregman and George Springer hit back-to-back homers on consecutive pitches to give the AL a quick lead. Jean Segura and Mitch Moreland followed with singles and Segura would eventually come home on a sacrifice fly.

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It was almost an exciting finish for the NL when they tied it in the ninth after being down 5-3 with one out. Reds second baseman Scooter Gennett smashed a line drive that ended up in the NL bullpen for a two-run homer.

Joey Votto did his best to bring the NL back in the bottom of the 10th, hitting a solo shot of his own.

Dodgers Results

The night didn’t go as planned for Stripling, taking the loss after giving up four hits and three runs in 1 23 innings. The right-hander entered with one out in the ninth and retired the two batters he faced in that frame. Coming back for the 10th turned out to be a disaster.

Stripling made a total of 39 pitches.

89th MLB All-Star Game, presented by Mastercard Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images

Matt Kemp got the start in left field for the National League, hitting fifth in the lineup for manager Dave Roberts. The 33-year-old was 1-for-2 with a double and a strikeout, playing five innings in the field.

After he doubled in the second, Kemp got a visit from future teammate (?) Manny Machado for a selfie (pictured above).

Dodger closer Kenley Jansen did not pitch in the game, but he had this view of Kemp’s double that he shared with the world.

Pregame and Fun

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