Atlanta catcher Brian McCann’s bases clearing double off White Sox reliever Matt Thornton in the top of the 7th gave the National League a 3-1 win over the American League giving the NL their first win since 1996. Ublaldo Jimenez did hit part. The Colorado Rockies starter pitched two innings, allowing two hits and a walk and a strikeout. He was hitting high 90’s on the radar gun.
Tonight it’s the AAA All-Star Game in Allentown, Pennsylvania. The Omaha Royals’ three and four hitters, Alex Gordon and Kila Ka’aihue will be there. Ka’aihue is hitting .306 with 18 homers and 60 RBIs and leads the minor leagues with 77 walks. Gordon is hitting .322 with 16 homers and 41 RBIs. The game starts at six central time and can be seen on the MLB Network.