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NL shuts down AL's big bats, but not Young's

Updated: July 12, 2006, 1:54 AM ET
Associated Press

PITTSBURGH -- Alex Rodriguez, David Ortiz, Ichiro Suzuki and Derek Jeter: All were big zeros in the All-Star Game.

It took Michael Young to deliver the big hit for the American League.

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The AL's big bats were shut down by a collection of relatively lesser-known National League pitchers until the final inning. Young, the reigning AL batting champion, smacked a two-run, two-out triple to center off Trevor Hoffman to deflate an NL-partisan crowd and provide the difference ...

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