This video is actually 2 years old, but it still pretty much sums up the experience of watching the Home Run Derby.
Kudos to you if you got through the whole minute and a half. I was annoyed after 15 seconds. Plus, I have this sudden craving for chickenâ€¦
For those of you who actually enjoyed your day off of baseball yesterday by doing non-baseball things, the Home Run Derby happened. In each corner of the Derby octagon you had:
David Wright (Mets)
Pedro Alvarez (Pirates)
Bryce Harper (Nationals)
Michael Cuddyer (Rockies)
Robinson Cano (Yankees)
Yoenis CÃ©spedes (Athletics)
Prince Fielder (Tigers)
Chris Davis (Orioles)
If they had a Walk Derby, no one would stand for Dunn being left out.After round 1, we were down to CÃ©spedes, Davis, Harper, and Cuddyer. After round 2, it was just CÃ©spedes and Harper. I suppose I should have been rooting for Harper, seeing as Iâ€™m an NL fan, but I just canâ€™t quite make myself get on board with someone with such an over-inflated ego. Maybe its my Mid...