Found July 08, 2013 on The Outside Corner:
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2013 Home Run Derby captains David Wright and Robinson Cano have picked their teams for this year's event at Citi Field next weekend...well, mostly. Cano will reportedly announce the final member of his four man team tomorrow. Joining Wright on the NL squad will be Bryce Harper of the Nationals and Rockies teammates Carlos Gonzalez and Michael Cuddyer, while Chris Davis and Prince Fielder join Cano's AL contingent. The choices are...interesting. Davis and Gonzalez were logical selections by the captains, since they lead their respective league in longballs. I also have no issue with Fielder, who has tremendous power, but has a career-low ISO this year and is coming off of a season with his lowest home run total in a year since his rookie year of 2006. I can also nod approvingly for Harper's selection, due to his absurd raw power that has opened eyes since he was a teenager. Then, there's Michael Cuddyer. The 34-year old is having a great year for the Rockie...
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