• Thomas 'disappointed' Abreu passed on Derby

    Summary of 26 articles · Updated Jul 15, 2014
    • Derby dingers deliver big bucks for charities

      The Gillette Home Run Derby resulted in $465,000 for charities on Monday night at Target Field, and repeat winner Yoenis Cespedes contributed $160,000 of that himself.
      Source: MLB.com
    • Derby delivers memorable moments in dynamic affair

      As baseball returns to its natural state -- a game in which pitching is once again dominant -- you take the home runs where you find them. The 2014 Gillette Home Run Derby on Monday would be a logical place to look. And, yes indeed, home runs could be f…
      Source: MLB.com
    • Cespedes Defends Home Run Derby Title in Minnesota Rain

      Oakland Athletics slugger Yoenis Cespedes brushed off the Minneapolis rain and worked his way through a revamped format to become only the second player to successfully defend baseball's Home Run Derby title on Monday.
      Source: nytimes.com
    • Jones cherishes Home Run Derby experience

      Yukking it up with American League All-Star teammates and media members until seconds before stepping into the right-handed batter's box, Orioles slugger Adam Jones lasted until the second round of the Gillette Home Run Derby, ultimately losing a head-t…
      Source: MLB.com
    • Cespedes joins Griffey as repeat Derby champ

      Yoenis Cespedes joined Ken Griffey Jr. as the only back-to-back Home Run Derby champions by defeating Todd Frazier in the final round at Target Field.
      Sources: MLB.com yahoo.com
    • Stanton wows early, shut out late in Derby

      The only way Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton could have lived up to the pre-event hype in Monday's Gillette Home Run Derby would have been to win the whole darn thing. It didn't happen, though Stanton still managed to put on a power show.
      Source: MLB.com
    • Puig gets shut out in Home Run Derby debut

      Yasiel Puig has gained a reputation for the unexpected since he burst on to the scene last season, and the Dodgers slugger once again surprised the baseball world by coming up empty and getting eliminated in the first round of Monday night's Gillette Ho…
      Sources: MLB.com yahoo.com
    • Giancarlo Stanton smashes a 510-foot homer into Target Field's upper deck

      The first round of the MLB Home Run Derby had a number of unimpressive moments: Two homers were enough to advance for Todd Frazier in the National League. Defending champion Yoenis Cespedes only managed three homers. Yasiel Puig was shut out. The man wh…
      Source: yahoo.com
    • Bautista, Stanton drop jaws, advance in Derby

      The 2014 Gillette Home Run Derby started about an hour late due to rain Monday night, but Jose Bautista and Giancarlo Stanton, in particular, were worth the wait.
      Sources: MLB.com ESPN.com
    • Yoenis Cespedes wins second consecutive Home Run Derby

      MINNEAPOLIS — Yoenis Cespedes was still going. Never mind the hour-long rain delay or the intermittent drizzle. He was still cranking homers and they weren’t getting any shorter, finding the second deck in left field with regularity.
    • Donaldson knocked out of Derby by mate Cespedes

      Josh Donaldson welcomed an invitation to take his swings in the Gillette Home Run Derby alongside Oakland A's teammate Yoenis Cespedes on Monday. He didn't figure he'd be swinging against Cespedes to see who would advance.
      Source: MLB.com
    • ESPN's Home Run Derby predictions

      ESPN's baseball contributors predict which slugger will win the Home Run Derby.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Stanton stars in face of questions about future

      For Giancarlo Stanton, the trade rumors are just part of his existence -- kind of like the tape-measure home runs he hits. But unlike the power, which Stanton has worked hard to maintain, the trade talk -- which has started to pop up again in recent day…
      Source: MLB.com
    • Home Run Derby crowd watches old Home Run Derby during rain delay

      MINNEAPOLIS — Harmon Killebrew died in 2011, but wouldn't you know the Hall of Famer and Minnesota Twins legend somehow still found a way into Monday night's Home Run Derby at Target Field? As rain delayed the start of the contest, stadium officials opt…
      Source: yahoo.com
    • All eyes on Stanton in new-look Home Run Derby

      With a new format that should help participants remain fresh throughout the competition, fans should expect sluggers such as Giancarlo Stanton and Yoenis Cespedes to put on a show Monday night in the Home Run Derby.
      Source: MLB.com
  • Minnesota dad makes two great grabs for family during Home Run Derby

    MINNEAPOLIS — Question: What's the only thing cooler than being the dad who surprises his kids with last-minute tickets to the Home Run Derby? Answer: Being the dad who catches two home run balls once he gets there. Yes, Adam Koering was living the drea…
    Source: yahoo.com

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