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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

National League All-Star Todd Frazier of the Cincinnati Reds celebrates winning the Gillette Home Run Derby presented by Head & Shoulders at the Great American Ball Park on July 13, 2015 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (credit: Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Frazier Wins Home Run Derby In Home Park

The Reds third baseman became the second player to win the competition on his home field Monday night, topping Dodgers rookie Joc Pederson with a perfectly timed swing.

07/14/2015

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Fielder To Represent Rangers In MLB Home Run Derby

Rangers slugger Prince Fielder has been tapped to take part in the MLB Home Run Derby during the MLB All-Star game festivities.

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 of the Oakland Athletics bats during the Gillette Home Run Derby at Target Field on July 14, 2014 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Cespedes Retains Home Run Derby Crown

Yoenis Cespedes became the first repeat winner of the All-Star skills contest in 15 years, powering his way past Cincinnati’s Todd Frazier 9-1 in the final round on Monday night.

07/15/2014

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Rangers’ Prospect Joey Gallo Named MVP Of Futures Game

The Texas Rangers haven’t had much to smile about this season, until now. One of the Rangers top prospects has given the team and their fans something to look forward to.

07/13/2014

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Bautista & Tulowitzki To Captain HR Derby

Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki will serve as captain of the NL side and select the four other members for the derby. Jose Bautista of the Blue Jays is in charge of the AL group.

06/24/2014

Chevrolet Home Run Derby

Cespedes Steals Show From All-Stars, Wins HR Derby

Oakland’s second-year slugger won baseball’s Home Run Derby with a dazzling display of power Monday night, becoming the first player left out of the Midsummer Classic to take home the crown.

07/16/2013

American League All-Star Prince Fielder of the Detroit Tigers at bat in the final round during the State Farm Home Run Derby at Kauffman Stadium on July 9, 2012 in Kansas City, Missouri. (credit: Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Fielder Wins Home Run Derby For 2nd Time

Prince Fielder made a splash at the All-Star Home Run Derby — eight of them. The Tigers slugger joined Ken Griffey Jr. as the only players to win multiple derby titles.

07/10/2012

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