With All-Star win, AL can pull into series tie with NL - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

With All-Star win, AL can pull into series tie with NL

(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee). Miami Marlins' Justin Bour reacts as he competes during the MLB baseball All-Star Home Run Derby, Monday, July 10, 2017, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee). Miami Marlins' Justin Bour reacts as he competes during the MLB baseball All-Star Home Run Derby, Monday, July 10, 2017, in Miami.
(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky). Fans react to New York Yankees' Aaron Judge's performance during the MLB baseball All-Star Home Run Derby, Monday, July 10, 2017, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky). Fans react to New York Yankees' Aaron Judge's performance during the MLB baseball All-Star Home Run Derby, Monday, July 10, 2017, in Miami.

MIAMI (AP) - The American League can pull even in Tuesday's All-Star Game.

If the AL wins the game at Marlins Park, it would be the fifth straight time it has topped the National League in the Midsummer Classic.

A win also would knot the all-time series: Going into Tuesday, the NL leads the series 43-42, with two ties.

The all-time All-Star series has been even only once before. The AL won the first three meetings, and it took until 1964 before the NL caught up - the teams were then 17-17-1 against one another.

That was during an eight-year run of NL wins, from 1963 through 1970.

Over the last two decades, though, the AL has had a mighty upper hand, going 16-3-1 in the last 20 games entering Tuesday.

Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

  • NationalMore>>

  • McCain making dramatic Senate return for crucial health vote

    McCain making dramatic Senate return for crucial health vote

    Monday, July 24 2017 3:25 AM EDT2017-07-24 07:25:34 GMT
    Monday, July 24 2017 10:36 PM EDT2017-07-25 02:36:12 GMT

    Senate Republicans are now considering two versions of similar legislation, one that would repeal and replace, and another that would simply repeal "Obamacare" with a two-year delay for implementation to give the Senate more time to agree on a replacement.

    Senate Republicans are now considering two versions of similar legislation, one that would repeal and replace, and another that would simply repeal "Obamacare" with a two-year delay for implementation to give the Senate more time to agree on a replacement.

  • Last orca calf born in captivity at a SeaWorld park dies

    Last orca calf born in captivity at a SeaWorld park dies

    Monday, July 24 2017 8:36 PM EDT2017-07-25 00:36:21 GMT
    Monday, July 24 2017 10:27 PM EDT2017-07-25 02:27:32 GMT
    Last killer whale born in captivity under SeaWorld's former orca-breeding program has died at its San Antonio park.
    Last killer whale born in captivity under SeaWorld's former orca-breeding program has died at its San Antonio park.
  • Immigrants wept, pleaded for water and pounded on the truck

    Immigrants wept, pleaded for water and pounded on the truck

    Monday, July 24 2017 1:11 AM EDT2017-07-24 05:11:22 GMT
    Monday, July 24 2017 10:27 PM EDT2017-07-25 02:27:28 GMT

    Officials say nearly 20 other people rescued from the back of the rig early Sunday were hospitalized in dire condition, many with extreme dehydration and heatstroke.

    Officials say nearly 20 other people rescued from the back of the rig early Sunday were hospitalized in dire condition, many with extreme dehydration and heatstroke.

Powered by Frankly