DENVER — The American League took home the All-Star Game win on Tuesday defeating the National League 5-2. It's the eighth-straight win for the American League in the Midsummer Classic.
Marcus Semien started off the scoring in the top of the second when he reached on an infield single and scored Aaron Judge. Vladimir Guerrero Jr., who became the youngest player to ever lead the league in All-Star voting, hit the first home run in the game in the top of the third. He finished with two RBIs and won MVP.
Two-way star Shohei Ohtani started off the game pitching, so he picked up the win. White Sox closer Liam Hendriks got the save.
Get caught up on all the best moments from the All-Star Game below:
Shohei Ohtani picks up the win, hits 100 m.p.h.
He only pitched one inning and it took a while for it to be sealed, but Angels designated hitter/pitcher extraordinaire Shohei Ohtani picked up the win as the pitcher when the American League took the lead in the top of the second.
After batting lead off, Shohei Ohtani took the mound in the bottom of the first as the American League's starting pitcher.
Like Scherzer in the top of the inning, Ohtani was all business on the hill. He sat down the Fernando Tatis Jr., Max Muncy and Nolan Arenado in order. He reached 100 miles per hour on a fastball against Arenado.
Jared Walsh makes potentially game-saving catch for American League
In the bottom of the eighth inning, the National League had a real shot at getting close or taking the lead when Kris Bryant stepped up to the plate with the bases loaded with two outs.
He hit one on a rope to left field and it seemed like it was going to result in runs but Los Angeles Angel Jared Walsh was an angel in outfield for the AL, making a diving catch to end the inning.
Freddy Peralta strikes out the side in the 7th
Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Freddy Peralta, who was not initially voted into the All-Star Game but replaced teammate Brandon Woodruff, put on a clinic in the seventh inning.
The 25-year-old pitcher struck out Adolis Garcia, J.D. Martinez and Matt Olson in order.
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Guerrero Jr. hits 468-foot bomb
In the third inning, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. stepped back up to the plate. In his first at-bat he hit a 111 mile-per-hour line groundout that almost took of Max Scherzer's head. In his second at-bat, he hit one that everyone knew was gone instantly.
Arenado feels the love in his former city
Nolan Arenado, now a member of the St. Louis Cardinals, recently made his return to Coors Field in a real game, where he received a standing ovation before his first at-bat. With the All-Star Game in Denver and Arenado making his sixth-straight All-Star appearance, the love kept coming from Rockies fans.
Guerrero Jr. hugs Scherzer
Max Scherzer is making his fourth MLB All-Star Game start and he looked like it in the first inning with a 1-2-3 inning. That included getting Shohei Ohtani, Vladimir Guerrero Jr., and Xander Bogaerts out.
Guerrero Jr., who became the youngest player to ever lead the MLB in All-Star votes, was up second and absolute crushed a line drive back at Scherzer. It was stopped and Guerrero was thrown out, but he still ran over to the veteran pitcher to apologize for the 111 mile-per-hour heater he just lined at him.