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Cargo and Nolan Arenado on the losing side of the All-Star Game as the AL beat the NL 4-2

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Posted at 11:19 PM, Jul 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-13 01:19:52-04
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Eric Hosmer and Salvador Perez made sure the Kansas City Royals will start at home, sweet, home if they get a chance to defend their World Series title.
 
   The Royals duo homered off former Kansas City teammate Johnny Cueto during a six-pitch span in the second inning, Hosmer added an RBI single and the American League beat the Nationals 4-2 Tuesday night for their fourth straight win in the All-Star game.
 
   David Ortiz found himself in the middle of the most touching moment at Petco Park, embraced by his AL teammates near first base after exiting his final All-Star Game. The popular Big Papi plans to retire at 40 after this season with Boston.
 
   Kris Bryant of the Cubs led the parade of sparkling young talent with a first-inning home run. Dellin Betances flashed his 100 mph heat and Astros reliever Will Harris came on to throw a called third strike past Cardinals rookie Aledmys Diaz on a 3-2 pitch on the outside corner with the bases loaded to end the eighth.
 
  Carlos Gonzalez of the Rockies went 1-for-2. Nolan Arenado of the Rockies went 0-for-3 and grounded into a game-ending double play in the 9th inning.