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This Week In Baseball: MLB Got New Derby Rules Right

The new Home Run Derby rules provided for an entertaining show, it shows innovative thinking the sport hasn’t been used to.

07/14/2015

LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 01:  Joc Pederson #31 of the Los Angeles Dodgers hits a grand slam home run in the second inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Dodger Stadium on May 1, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.  (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Dodgers’ Joc Pederson To Compete In 2015 Home Run Derby

Los Angeles Dodgers rookie Joc Pederson will represent the Dodgers and the National League in the 2015 Home Run Derby, it was announced Wednesday.

07/08/2015

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Visitor’s Guide To MLB All-Star Weekend

A practical visitor guide for MLB All-Star Weekend, along with recommendations for lodging, dining and sightseeing in Cincinnati.

07/08/2015

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5 Non-Baseball Players Who Would Crush The Home Run Derby

It is a question often asked; how would a player in a particular sport fair if he/she played in another sport? With the annual MLB Home Run Derby next week, here are some non-baseball players who would be fun to watch in the competition.

07/06/2015

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This Week In Baseball: In Defense Of The All-Star Game

The All-Star Game is nearly here, which means the complaining has begun. Here’s a tip to enjoy the events: rediscover your inner kid.

06/30/2015

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21 Things That Have Happened Since The Last Back-to-Back Home Run Derby Champion

With 15 years between back to back champions, lots of things have happened in the sporting world during that time. With that being said, here is a look at 21 things that have happened since we last had a back-to-back Home Run Derby champion.

07/16/2014

American League All-Star Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland A's bats during the Gillette Home Run Derby at Target Field on July 14, 2014 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (credit: Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Cespedes Wins Home Run Derby Again, Dodgers’ Puig Only Shutout

Oakland’s Yoenis Cespedes became the first repeat winner of the All-Star home run derby in 15 years, powering his way past Cincinnati’s Todd Frazier by a whopping 9-1 in the final round Monday night.

07/14/2014

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Top 5 Worst Dodger Home Run Derby Appearances

We take a look at the five most disappointing Home Run Derby appearances by Dodgers.

07/08/2014

Yoenis Cespedes of the Oakland Athletics poses with the trophy after winning Chevrolet Home Run Derby on July 15, 2013 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Cespedes Becomes First Player Left Out Of All-Star Game To Win Home Run Derby

Yoenis Cespedes won baseball’s Home Run Derby on Monday night, becoming the first player left out of the All-Star game to take home the crown.

07/15/2013

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17-Year-Old Baseball Player From West Covina Hits 515-Foot HR At Marlins Park

In 2009, Bryce Harper, at 19, hit a bomb that measured just over 500 feet, and on Wednesday West Covina’s David Denson broke that remarkable mark with a lucrative 515-foot home run at Marlins Park in Florida.

01/02/2013

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Prince Fielder Wins HR Derby

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Detroit’s Prince Fielder became only the second player to win multiple titles in the All-Star Home Run Derby, thrilling the crowd at Kauffman Stadium with eight splash shots into the […]

07/09/2012

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Trumbo Invited To Participate In HR Derby

Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano has asked Jose Bautista, Prince Fielder and Mark Trumbo to join him on the AL side for the All-Star home run derby.

07/02/2012

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Kemp Hoping To Return By All-Star Break

Dodgers slugger Matt Kemp still is optimistic about playing in the All-Star game next month in Kansas City — as long as he’s sure he will be healthy for the stretch run with NL West-leading Los Angeles.

06/21/2012

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Fans Want To See Hamilton, Kemp Go Yard In HR Derby

Baseball fans have voted for their favorite players to compete for the 2012 Home Run derby in Kansas City and clearly want to see a head-to-head match-up with Matt Kemp and Josh Hamilton.

06/21/2012

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Yankees’ Robinson Cano Takes Home Run Derby

Robinson Cano of the New York Yankees has won the 2011 Home Run Derby, by blasting past AL East rival Adrian Gonzalez of the Boston Red Sox.

07/11/2011

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