Found July 09, 2012 on Sports Blog Net:
This year's home run derby is taking place at Kaufman Stadium in Kansas city, Missouri.  There is a nice mix this year of new participants and old participants that will really keep things interesting, and this week I am gonna predict who will win as well as how many home runs will be hit tonight.  You can also go to our facebook page and you can predict the winner as well as guees how many home runs will be hit.   1st round: Robinson Cano (New York Yankees) 9 home runs Matt Kemp (Los Angeles Dodgers) 11 home runs Mark Trumbo (Los Angeles Angels) 7 home runs Carlos Gonzalez (Colorado Rockies) 8 home runs Prince Fielder (Detroit Tigers) 14 home runs Carlos Beltran (St. Louis Cardinals) 10 home runs Jose Bautista (Toronto Blue Jays) 12 home runs Andrew McCutchen (Pittsburgh Pirates) 5 home runs the four people moving on to round two: Fielder, Bautista, Kemp, Beltran home runs hit in round one: 76 home runs 2nd round: Carlos Beltran (6 home runs; 16 total) Matt Kemp: (7 home runs; 18 total) Jose Bautista (4 home runs; 15 total) Prince Fielder (6 home runs; 17 total) Matt Kemp and Prince Fielder will be in the finals. (142 total home runs hit) Finals: Matt Kemp: (6 home runs) Prince Fielder: (4 home runs) champion: Matt kemp total number of home runs: 152

Fielder, Tigers still looking dangerous

Prince Fielder took another massive swing and sent a drive to right that made Comerica Park look like a Little League field. The homer helped the Tigers finish a three-game sweep of Kansas City entering the All-Star break - and sent a reminder to the rest of the AL Central that there's a sleeping giant in Motown. After reaching the AL championship series last year, Detroit...

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Fielder went yard 11 times in the second round to boost his two-round total to 16, which was enough to get him to the finals. Continue reading →

Fielder's 476-foot HR lands in fountain

Check out the video. The Detroit Tigers’ Prince Fielder knocked a 476-footer right into the fountain during the Home Run Derby. It was his longest homer of the night. It was just one of Fielder’s 28 homers as he went on to beat Toronto’s Jose Bautista in the Home Run Derby finals.

Video: Watch Prince Fielder’s 476-foot homer land in a fountain

Check out the video. The Detroit Tigers’ Prince Fielder knocked a 476-footer right into the fountain during the Home Run Derby. It was his longest homer of the night. It was just one of Fielder’s 28 homers as he went on to beat Toronto’s Jose Bautista in the Home Run Derby finals.

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DETROIT -- Should Detroit Tigers fans be worried about Prince Fielder as he heads into Monday night's Home Run Derby? Maybe. At least for a little while. A look at the last few years shows a continuation of a trend that has been picked up by baseball analysts for the last 20 years - batters do indeed struggle after taking part in the annual slugging contest. Since 2009, there...

2012 MLB Midseason Awards: NL MVP

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Daily Brief: All Star Game edition

Last Game It’s not exactly a game, but the Home Run Derby was last night. Prince Fielder was the winner for the second time in his career: he also won the Derby in 2009. Player Team Round 1 Round 2 Subtotal Finals Total Prince Fielder Tigers 5 11 16 12 28 José Bautista Blue … [visit site to read more]

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Monday night's Home Run Derby was quite the spectacle.  You had Kansas City fans booing Robby Cano without mercy, John Kruk eating ribs during a spectacular "interview" with George Brett, Pedro Gomez trying to read tweets, and of course the presence of one Chris Berman.  At times, it was easy to forget about the actual Home Run Derby, which was won by Prince...

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Prince Fielder hit a two-run, game-tying homer in the first, Delmon Young had a two-run home run to pad the lead in the seventh inning and the Detroit Tigers held on to beat the Kansas City Royals 8-7 Saturday. Detroit closer Jose Valverde started the ninth with a four-run lead and almost lost it. Valverde walked Alex Gordon on four pitches to lead off the inning, gave up a double...

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Daily Friar 7.10.12

Normally I know what I am going to write about before I sit down and put the words down on the computer. During the All-Star break that is a little hard to do. I normally will make some comments about last night's game, or a potential trade in the works and rumors surrounding it. However, during the break that isn't the case. Prince Fielder won the home run derby last night...
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