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Home Run Derby

A New HR Derby Winner, Stanton Steals The Show

Malaika Bobino | Posted 07.12.2016 | Sports
Malaika Bobino

It came down to Giancarlo Stanton, defending champ Todd Frazier, Adam Duvall and Mark Trumbo. These were the four best hitters the Home Run Derby produced. But Giancarlo Stanton began to ease away slowly.

Behind the 86th Annual MLB All-Star Game: Doing the Derby

Alisha Perkins | Posted 07.14.2016 | Sports
Alisha Perkins

With a belly full of chicken and heart full of thanks for our third opportunity to be among the best of the best in the game, I fell asleep Monday night hoping to get enough rest to not look like I got hit by a bus in the parade on All Star Game day.

Fan Tries To Barehand Home Run Ball, Pain Ensues

The Huffington Post | Arman Walia | Posted 07.17.2014 | Sports

One fan underestimated the power of Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton. During the 2014 Home Run Derby on Monday, a man in the stands named Jorda...

GIF: Reigning MVP Flips Out As Home Run Nearly Leaves Stadium

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 07.15.2014 | Sports

Out of the 82 dingers hit at the 2014 Home Run Derby on Monday night, one seemed to break Pittsburgh Pirates star Andrew McCutchen. Standing along...

WATCH: Home Run Derby Champ Defends Crown

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 07.15.2014 | Sports

Whenever Major League Baseball makes its next change to the annual Home Run Derby, it should just consider renaming the event the Yoenis Cespedes Invi...

INFOGRAPHIC: 2013 HR Derby Results

Posted 11.11.2013 | Sports

Citi Field may not be particularly friendly to most hitters but Yeonis Cespedes had no problem making himself right at home. The Oakland A's slugger m...

From Cuba To NY's All Star Game -- New HR King

Julio Pabon | Posted 09.15.2013 | Latino Voices
Julio Pabon

There might not have been that many Latinos in this years Home Run Derby as years past, but Cuban born, Yoenis Céspedes Milanés made up for it.

BRACKET: All-Time Home Run Derby

Posted 07.16.2013 | Sports

Babe Ruth never did. Neither did Hank Aaron. The same goes for Jimmie Foxx. None of those baseball legends managed to hit 37 home runs before the All-...

Derby vs. Dunk Contest

Posted 07.16.2013 | Sports

Some still dig the long ball. And some still enjoy creative slam dunks. Both Major League Baseball and the National Basketball Association put on ...

Your 2013 Home Run Derby Sluggers

Posted 07.09.2013 | Sports

The participants for the 2013 Home Run Derby have been chosen. National League captain David Wright and Robinson Cano, his AL counterpart, revealed (a...

Kruk Downs Ribs During Home Run Derby

Posted 07.10.2012 | Sports

According to the Kansas City Barbeque Society, barbeque should be recognized as America's cuisine. After his performance at the 2012 Home Run Derby, t...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 09.09.2012 | New York
Len Berman

The 83rd All-Star Game will be played tonight in Kansas City. Justin Verlander of Detroit and Matt Cain of the Giants are the starting pitchers. It would have been nice to see knuckleballer R.A. Dickey of the Mets get the nod.

WATCH: Royals Fans BOO Yankees Star At Derby

Posted 07.10.2012 | Sports

By Chris Yuscavage, Complex Sports A few weeks ago, Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano, who was slated to serve as the American League captain at...

WATCH: 'Trumbomb' Goes Deep At Derby

Posted 07.10.2012 | Sports

Mark Trumbo may have been the only first timer representing the American League at the Home Run Derby but he quickly made it clear that he belonged. ...

Twitter Reacts To Berman's Home Run Derby Performance

Posted 07.09.2012 | Sports

Chris Berman was back.. back.. back.. back calling the Home Run Derby for ESPN on Monday and Twitter took note. With the exception of Robinson Cano, t...

10 Ways To Improve The Home Run Derby

Posted 07.09.2012 | Sports

By Matt Yoder, Awful Announcing Tonight is the mid-summer tradition that is the Home Run Derby. In recent years, the Derby has ferociously compete...

A Star Is Born

Leigh Steinberg | Posted 09.08.2012 | Sports
Leigh Steinberg

There has not been a rookie super-nova this dazzling who has entered baseball since the days of New York Yankee outfielder Mickey Mantle. Let me repeat: Mickey Mantle.


Posted 07.09.2012 | Sports

What if Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City transformed into Ray Kinsella's Field of Dreams for one night only? What if the most iconic players -- past, p...

Who Will Win The 2012 Home Run Derby?

Posted 07.04.2012 | Sports

Sometimes the most exciting moments of the MLB All-Star break don't happen during the actual All-Star Game. Whether it was Josh Hamilton's otherwo...

Matt Kemp: "For Somebody to Say That I'd Just Given Up and Wasn't Trying Is Not True."

Graham Bensinger | Posted 08.31.2012 | Sports
Graham Bensinger

Here the the All-Star centerfielder reflects on his poor performance in 2010 and the criticism he received for his play. He also discusses his $160 million contract extension and being denied the 2011 MVP award.

Home Run Derby Results (INFOGRAPHIC)

Chris Spurlock | Posted 09.12.2011 | Sports

Robinson Cano and Adrian Gonzalez put on quite the show during Monday night's Home Run Derby at Chase Field in Phoenix, Ariz. Cano belted a total of 3...

Fan Catches Homer In Hot Tub, Saves Drink

Posted 09.11.2011 | Sports

Talk about a good catch. Last night during the Home Run Derby in Arizona, a fan made a miraculous grab on one of Adrian Gonzalez's home runs. He l...

Kid Makes Outstanding Diving Catch At Derby

Posted 09.10.2011 | Sports

Despite Robinson Cano setting a new final-round record to become the 2011 Home Run Derby champion, this kid may have made the highlight of the night. ...

WATCH: Nike Says Farewell To Ken Griffey, Jr.

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Ken Griffey, Jr. retired in early June, but Nike said farewell with one final ad for the baseball legend on Monday night. Fittingly, the commercial ai...

PHOTOS: See Who Is Favored To Win The Home Run Derby

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

The 2010 Home Run Derby is rapidly approaching and all of the contestants have been announced. St. Louis' Matt Holliday and Detroit's Miguel Cabrera h...