Big innings have killed the American League in the 2012 All-Star Game.
Justin Verlander allowed five runs in the first inning, while Matt Harrison allowed three in the fourth and the AL trails 8-0 through four innings.
Things started just fine for Harrison, as Pablo Sandoval and Dan Uggla flew out to center for two quick outs. But Rafael Furcal hit a triple and Matt Holliday singled to right to bring him home. That was followed by a two-run homer to left field by Melky Cabrera, extending the lead to 8-0.
An update on the Rangers batters: Josh Hamilton is 0-for-2, Adrian Beltre is 0-for-1 and Mike Napoli is 0-for-1.
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