Itwas the 84th All-Star Game, and it lived up to its billing. The AmericanLeague, typically known for its power hitting, put on a pitching display asthey held the National League to only two hits. You have to respect JimLeyland's approach in playing to win this game.However,as much as it was about the best baseball players in both leagues playing itout, in the end, it was Mariano Rivera’s night. With a 3-0 lead, and with thecrowd and the players in both dugouts giving him a 2-minute standing ovation, Mocame into the game for his final All-Star appearance. He threw 16 pitches, andretired the side in order. While it was a little disappointing that he did notfinish the game, we understand Jim Leyland's decision to bring him in for theeighth, rather than risking a National League comeback...

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