It has been a pretty lopsided affair for the All Star Game. After things seemingly settled down a bit, the San Francisco Giants seemed determined to bring the MVP back to the Bay Area as Melky Cabrera clubbed a two run home run off of Matt Harrison in the fourth inning. Matt Holliday added a RBI to make it 8-0 National League. That score stands through seven innings.
The American League threatened in the fifth inning after an error by Bryce Harper in left field helped lead to a bases loaded situation against Clayton Kershaw, but Kershaw got Ian Kinsler to pop up to end the inning. The AL again got things started in the sixth inning after Mike Trout singled and stole a base. Konerko got beaned by ex-Mariner and beyond feel good story R.A. Dickey before Dickey got Miguel Cabrera to hit into a double play.
Due to the large lead, it seems extra unlikely that Ron Washington will call on Felix Hernandez tonight.