MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The annual Home Run Derby contest highlights the All-Star game festivities tonight. . This year's event is led by Toronto's Jose Bautista and Troy Tulowitzki of the Rockies. They are serving as captains of the respective American and National league teams.
Joining the Tulowitzki team are Miami's Giancarlo Stanton, who is tied with Tulowitzki for the National League lead, Yasiel Puig of the Dodgers, Todd Frazier of the Reds and Justin Morneau of the Rockies.
They will compete against Bautista, Josh Donaldson of the Athletics, Brian Dozier of the host Twins, Baltimore's Adam Jones and Oakland's Yoenis Cespedes, the defending champ. He is looking to become the first back-to-back champ since Ken Griffey Jr. in 1998-99.
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