Scherzer works clean first inning, AL beats NL All-Stars 2-1 in 10

The 88th All-Star Game was a showcase for the top notch pitching in the major leagues this season.

Nationals right-hander Max Scherzer started the game in impressive fashion. He held the American League to one hit with two strikeouts in the first inning.

Bryce-Harper-All-Star-hair-flip-sidebar.jpgThe other highlight was the live on-air interview between FOX broadcasters and Bryce Harper during the game.

The American League defeated the National League 2-1 in 10 innings. Robinson CanĂ³ was named the MVP. His home run in the 10th off of Wade Davis was the game winner.

Harper, along with his impressive in-game interview skills, went 1-for-1 with a walk.

Daniel Murphy went 1-for-2. Ryan Zimmerman grounded into a double play and then flew into a double play, finishing 0-for-2.

Stephen Strasburg did not pitch in the game.

The NL scored its only run on a solo shot by Yadier Molina that tied the game at 1-1.

Harper also made an outstandiing diving catch in right fieldin the second inning.

Scherzer struck out Aaron Judge and George Springer in a highlight-reel first inning. He threw first-pitch strikes to each of the first four batters he faced.

The series is now even at 43-43-2.

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