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Yoenis Cespedes. (Credit: Getty Images)

Doyel: Angered By Spanish HR Derby Interviews? Get Used To It

The future arrived Monday night on ESPN. It arrived in all its high-def, plasmatic, Technicolor glory.

670 The Score–07/16/2013

ESPN's Chris Berman. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Wisch: Three Ways To Fix The All-Star Home Run Derby

Much like the NBA’s Slam Dunk Contest, we’ve already seen the best that the MLB Home Run Derby has to offer. The event is both tired and, at three hours long, tiring. As a result, it’s in desperate need of some juice.

670 The Score–07/16/2013

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. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Cespedes Steals Show From All-Stars, Wins HR Derby

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

07/15/2013

Prince Fielder won the 2012 Home Run Derby in Kansas City. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Wisch: How To Ping Life Back Into The Home Run Derby

Just like with baseball’s record books, steroids pretty much ruined the derby. Or they at least messed the event up a lot.

CBS Chicago–07/10/2012

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

Detroit’s Prince Fielder Wins Home Run Derby For 2nd Time

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 right-field fountain and beating Toronto’s Jose Bautista 12-7 in the final Monday night.

07/09/2012

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Fan Nearly Falls From Stands During Home Run Derby

he ball arching against Chase Field’s bright lights, Keith Carmickle climbed up on a narrow table, leaned forward and lost his balance, momentum carrying him toward a 20-foot fall to a pool deck below.

07/12/2011