Home Run Derby

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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

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Boomer & Carton: Todd Frazier Wins It, Now Boomer Wants His Money

Craig believed the Home Run Derby bet was null and void, and thus Tuesday’s show open revolved around the Dynamic Radio Duo making their respective cases.

WFAN–07/14/2015

Prince Fielder of the Texas Rangers hits a two-run home run (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Prince Fielder Going For 3rd Home Run Derby Title

The brackets are set, and baseball is ready to crown a Home Run Derby winner under a new format for the popular event held the day before the All-Star game.

07/13/2015

Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, site of the 2015 MLB All-Star Game.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Ohio River The Target When All-Star Home Run Derby Begins At Great American Ball Park

Break out the boats. This All-Star Home Run Derby might just make a splash.

07/10/2015

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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. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Yoenis Cespedes Tops Todd Frazier In Final, Wins 2nd Straight HR Derby

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 Monday night.

07/15/2014

The Oakland A’s Yoenis Cespedes bats during the Chevrolet Home Run Derby on July 15, 2013 at Citi Field. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

A’s Cespedes Brings Citi Field To Its Knees, Wins Home Run Derby

The Oakland Athletics slugger beat Bryce Harper 9-8 in the final round Monday night at reconfigured Citi Field, hitting the decisive drive with five swings to spare.

07/15/2013

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LISTEN: Wright Thanks Fans, Talks About Buzz Surrounding ASG

“Just driving here, seeing the jerseys, seeing the buzz, feeling the energy that the All-Star Game means to New York, it’s going to be fun,” Wright told Boomer & Carton.

07/15/2013

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Tickets Still Available For Home Run Derby As All-Stars Align In Queens

Tickets for Monday night’s Home Run Derby were available Sunday evening on MLB’s website, priced at $205, $263, $267, $300 and $310. Nearly 2,700 resale tickets were listed on StubHub for $112-$2,327.

07/15/2013

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What Controversy? Alvarez Replaces CarGo In Wright’s HR Derby Team

Wright found himself on the receiving end of backlash from fans, players and broadcasters in Pittsburgh this week for leaving Alvarez off his derby team.

07/12/2013

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David Wright Taking Heat For Home Run Derby Teammate Selections

Mets third baseman David Wright was announced as the NL captain for the upcoming Home Run Derby, and now he is receiving some major backlash for his teammate selections.

07/11/2013

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David Wright, Robinson Cano Named Captains For Home Run Derby

The derby is scheduled for July 15 at Citi Field as part of All-Star weekend festivities in New York City.

06/12/2013

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