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Thursday July 28th, 2016 6:29AM

Trout leads AL over NL 5-3 in All-Star game

By The Associated Press
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MINNEAPOLIS -- Derek Jeter soaked in the adulation from fans and players during one more night on baseball's national stage, set the tone for the American League with a pregame speech and delivered two final All-Star hits.<br /> <br /> Mike Trout, perhaps the top candidate to succeed the 40-year-old Yankees captain as the face of the game, seemed ready to assume the role with a tiebreaking triple and later a go-ahead double that earned him MVP honors.<br /> <br /> On a summer evening filled with reminders of generational change, the AL kept up nearly two decades of dominance by beating the National League 5-3 in the All-Star game Tuesday for its 13th win in 17 years.<br /> <br /> The win gave the AL champion home-field advantage for the World Series.
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