// Home Run Derby

Yoenis Cespedes Shows Off Power, Beats Bryce Harper in 2013 Home Run Derby

It was a battle of the MLB sophomores in the final round of the Home Run Derby on Monday night at Citi Field in New York. Yoenis Cespedes and Bryce Harper each advanced with 23 and 16 homers respectively. Harper hit eight in each of the two rounds while Cespedes hit 17 of his in […]

Robinson Cano Beats Adrian Gonzalez in AL-Dominated Home Run Derby

I won’t say that David Ortiz chose his American League teammates for Monday’s 2011 State Farm Home Run Derby at Chase Stadium in Phoenix better than Milwaukee Brewer Prince Fielder chose his from the National League. But if players were possible Holy Grails, Fielder would have long since turned to dust, whereas Ortiz would be chilling […]

Home Run Derby Comes Early As Sox Crush O’s and Reclaim 1st Place

The Home Run Derby preview came to Fenway Park Thursday night as the Red Sox pounded the Orioles 10-4. Six round trippers left the yard for the Old Towne Team and a set of three came back-to-back-to-back in the bottom of the seventh. The win now gives the Sox a half game lead up on […]

David Ortiz to Auction Home Run Derby Gear For Charity

We’re always happy to pass along information for a good cause. In this case, David Ortiz is auctioning off his bat, batting gloves, and cleats worn during last week’s Home Run Derby. All proceeds from the auction will benefit the David Ortiz Children’s Fund. To participate in the auction, click here. Boston, MA – July […]

Does a HR Derby Victory for Ortiz Mean a Cursed Second Half?

Tuesday morning was good to me. I woke up with David Ortiz as the home run champion (or Jose Ortiz if you’re Bobby Valentine) and George Steinbrenner dead. Apparently God had been getting my letters about my deep seeded desire to witness a Red Sox player be named the best at batting practice and see […]

Live Blog: Home Run Derby

Tonight it’s The Exhibition Before the Exhibition: the Home Run Derby in Anaheim. As Mark McGwire once famously asked us all, “do you want to know the terrifying truth, or would you rather see me sock a few dingers?” To which we all replied “Dingers! Dingers! Oooh! Aah!” Then we all savagely turned on him. […]