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Breaking down the numbers of A.L.’s fourth All-Star win in a row

Eric Hosmer, of the Kansas City Royals, holds the MVP award after the MLB baseball All-Star Game, Tuesday, July 12, 2016, in San Diego. Hosmer had two hits, including a home run, and had two RBIs.
Eric Hosmer, of the Kansas City Royals, holds the MVP award after the MLB baseball All-Star Game, Tuesday, July 12, 2016, in San Diego. Hosmer had two hits, including a home run, and had two RBIs. The Associated Press

A statistical look at the American League’s 4-2 win over the National League:

.333: Combined batting average of the four designated hitters (2 for 6)

2: Home runs hit by Royals’ Eric Hosmer (MVP) and Salvador Perez in the second inning

2: Players with two hits (Hosmer, Royals; Daniel Murphy, Nationals)

4: Consecutive American League victories

5: Consecutive All-Star Games the Angels’ Mike Trout has hit in

5: Walks

8: Players with at least three at-bats

14: Strikeouts (American pitchers 9, National pitchers 5)

15: Game-high pitches seen by Hosmer and David Ortiz, Red Sox

15: American League victories in the past 19 games

17: Runners left on base (National 10, American 7)

18: Hits (American 10, National 8)

19: Pitchers used

30: Players used by both the National and American leagues

72: Temperature at game time

279: Pitches thrown

42,386: Attendance

98,000: Estimated number of peanuts expected to be sold

View the box score

Compiled by Jeff Caraska

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