MLB All-Star Game 2012: 5 Reasons Why This Game Was Even Worse Than 2002's Tie

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MLB All-Star Game 2012: 5 Reasons Why This Game Was Even Worse Than 2002's Tie
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The 2012 All-Star Game is over, and it goes down as one of the least eventful Midsummer Classics in recent memory as the NL jumped out to a 5-0 lead after the first inning and came away with an 8-0 victory.

Most would consider the 2002 All-Star Game that ended in a 7-7 extra-inning tie to be the worst All-Star Game ever played and with good reason. It was the motivation behind making the game determine home field advantage and led to the rosters being expanded.

However, after sitting through last night's game, a case can be made that it was less entertaining than the 2002 version that drew so much ire.

Here are five reasons why I think last night's game trumps 2002 as the worst of the worst as far as recent Midsummer Classics are concerned.

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