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American League’s Miguel Cabrera, of the Detroit Tigers, hits a double during the third inning of the All-Star Game Tuesday in New York. Cabrera later scored the game’s first run in the inning on Jose Bautista’s sac fly. Associated Press

AL hurlers silence NL's bats in 3-0 win at All-Star Game


NEW YORK (AP) — Mariano Rivera pitched a perfect eighth inning in his final All-Star appearance, Jose Bautista, J.J. Hardy and Jason Kipnis drove in runs to back a night of pulsating pitching, and the American League beat the National League 3-0 Tuesday night to stop a three-year losing streak.

Ten pitchers combined a three-hitter and the 43-year-old Rivera, who is retiring at the end of the season, remained unscored on in nine All-Star innings. Rivera won the MVP award.

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