Home Run Derby 2014 MLB Participants, Odds & Results - Tonight's Winner Crowned
The 2014 Home Run Derby is tonight (July 14) and the MLB All-Star contest will be broadcast live from Minneapolis, Minnesota on ESPN and will produce a winner from the 10 participants, who will wear the crown this season?
It's an awesome field of sluggers, check out the odds and some interesting stats from each player who will participate in tonight's MLB All-Star home run derby below.
One interesting note - Two Oakland A's players are swinging for the fences and Yoenis Cespedes was the AL's fourth straight winner last year.
Who will win this season?
Check below once the HR Derby goes live and we will update with the results.
The ten players...
Giancarlo Stanton (Miami Marlins) is the favorite to win (+240) and the Marlins slugger is tied for fifth in the league with 21 homers. He's huge (6-foot-6, 240 pounds) and drives the ball a long way and everyone who has an interest in the HR Derby will stop what they're doing to watch him take his cuts tonight.
Season Home Runs: 21
Career Home Runs: 138
Career at Target Field: 0 HR in 7 AB
Yoenis Cespedes (Oakland A's) is at +500 for odds this season and won last year and could easily when you get this year.
Season Home Runs: 14
Career Home Runs: 63
Career at Target Field: 2 HR in 38 AB
Jose Bautista, Toronto Blue Jays (+500) is the American League captain for the All-Star Home Run Derbyand could easily win tonight's contest.
Season Home Runs: 17
Career Home Runs: 228
Career at Target Field: 11 HR in 59 AB
Yasiel Puig. LA Dodgers (+500) is one of the most exciting players in the game and the Dodgers outfielder has a very creative bat flip after many of his home runs.
Season Home Runs: 12
Career Home Runs: 31
Career at Target Field: 0 HR in 14 AB
Troy Tulowiski Colorado Rockies, (+650) is the National League captain.
Season Home Runs 21
Career Home Runs: 176
Career at Target Field: 1 HR in 10 AB
Josh Donaldson Oakland Athletics (+850) started off this season hitting home runs with regularity, but has cooled of late.
Season Home Runs: 20
Career Home Runs: 54
Career at Target Field: 1 HR in 29 AB
Adam Jones, Baltimore Orioles (+1200) Jones is red hot right now and could be a long shot winner.
Season Home Runs: 16
Career Home Runs: 156
Career at Target Field: 3 HR in 68 AB
Todd Frazier, Cincinnati Reds (+1200) He's had a break out first half of the season.
Season Home Runs: 18
Career Home Runs: 62
Career at Target Field: 0 AB
Justin Morneau, Colorado Rockies (+1200) a Minnesota favorite.
Season Home Runs: 13
Career Home Runs: 234
Career at Target Field: 20 HR in 766 AB
Brian Dozier, Minnesota Twins (+1450) - another hometown favorite.
Season Home Runs: 18
Career Home Runs: 42
Career at Target Field: 23 HR in 611 AB
First round results
AMERICAN LEAGUE NATIONAL LEAGUE
Dozier, Twins 2 Frazier, Reds 2
Bautista, Jays 10 Tulowitzki, Rockies 4
Jones, Orioles 4 Puig, Dodgers 0
Donaldson, A’s 3 Stanton, Marlins 6
Cespedes, A’s 3 Morneau, Rockies 2
Todd Frazier and Troy Tulowitzki fight it out in round 2 and Frazier wins 6-2
Frazier vs. Stanton seemed like a mismatch, but was a snooze fest with Frazier winning 1-0!!!!
Yoenis Cespedes beats Adam Jones 9-3 and faces Jose Bautista for the AL title.
Cespedes beats Joey Bats and defends his title against Todd Frazier of the Reds.
Yoenis Cespedes beats Todd Frazier 9-1 for his second straight title!!!
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