The National League secured home-field advantage in the World Series by defeating the American League 5-1 last night at Chase Field in Phoenix, Arizona.
Prince Fielder hit a three-run home run and Roy Halladay along with the bullpen combined on a six-hitter, giving the senior circuit its first two-game winning streak since the mid-1990's. They had lost twelve-straight games played to a decision before a 3-1 victory in Anaheim, California last year.
|Photo by: Ross D. Franklin|
Fielder's home run marked the first time a Milwaukee Brewers player had ever homered in an All-Star game. He was named the games Most Valuable Player.