Friday, July 18
(Minneapolis, MN) -- The American League will have home field advantage in this year's World Series after beating the National League 5 to 3 in last night's MLB All Star Game at Target Field. Rising superstar Mike Trout of the Angels was named MVP. In his final all star appearance, longtime Yankee great Derek Jeter had a solid outing, posting a double and a single. Twins' closer and Minnesota native Glen Perkins got a standing ovation before getting the final three outs of the game. Minnesota catcher Kurt Suzuki did not have an at bat.