The Royals will get four games at home in the re-match of the I-70 World Series with the Cardinals. The American League came away with a 7-6 victory over the National league in last night’s All-Star Game in Chicago and earned home field advantage. The NL rallied for five runs in the fifth inning to take a 5-1 lead, and the Cardianls had something to do with it. Scott Rolen had a hit and scored. Albert Pujols drove in a run. Unfortunately for Woody Williams, he too was involvedi n a run and it helpedt he A.L. to scratch their way to a victory. Williams gave up a two-run homer to Garret Anderson in the sixth inning to make it 5-3. The American League added another run in the seventh inning to cut the lead to one. In the bottom of the eighth, Vernon wells doubled to left, scoring Melvin Mora. Hank Blalock’s pinch-hit homer gave the A.L. the 7-6 final. Anderson was 3-4 with two RBI’s and was named the MVP. Rolen finished 1-2, Pujols was 1-3, Jim Edmonds was 1-2 and Edgar Renteria was 0-2. Royals’ reliever Mike MacDougal didn’t get into the game and Mike Sweeney was on the bench injured.
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