This Week In Baseball: MLB Got New Derby Rules RightThe new Home Run Derby rules provided for an entertaining show, it shows innovative thinking the sport hasn't been used to.
Visitor's Guide To MLB All-Star WeekendA practical visitor guide for MLB All-Star Weekend, along with recommendations for lodging, dining and sightseeing in Cincinnati.
5 Non-Baseball Players Who Would Crush The Home Run DerbyIt is a question often asked; how would a player in a particular sport fair if he/she played in another sport? With the annual MLB Home Run Derby next week, here are some non-baseball players who would be fun to watch in the competition.
This Week In Baseball: In Defense Of The All-Star GameThe All-Star Game is nearly here, which means the complaining has begun. Here's a tip to enjoy the events: rediscover your inner kid.
21 Things That Have Happened Since The Last Back-to-Back Home Run Derby ChampionWith 15 years between back to back champions, lots of things have happened in the sporting world during that time. With that being said, here is a look at 21 things that have happened since we last had a back-to-back Home Run Derby champion.
PODCAST PAGE: 7-15-14 The WCCO Morning News With Dave LeeGetting you set for the All Star Game....click the link above to hear some of the best "stuff" from Tuesday's Show.
Twins Blog: Home Run DerbyA former Twins slugger came home Monday night, while the man currently leading the Twins in home runs tried to show off his skills for a national audience. Justin Morneau returned to Target Field for the first time since being traded last August, and was greeted with a rousing ovation. Something he thought he was prepared for based on the number of Twins fans who were in Denver over the weekend for the series between the Rockies and Twins.
Cespedes Wins Again, Beating Frazier In HR Derby Oakland's Yoenis Cespedes became the first repeat winner of the All-Star home run derby in 15 years, powering his way past Cincinnati's Todd Frazier by a whopping 9-1 in the final round Monday night. Ken Griffey Jr. took the title in 1998 and 1999.
Despite Wind, Rain Mpls Home Run Derby Was A Night To RememberFans at the Home Run Derby experienced a little wind, a little cold and even a little rain at one point, but very few people seemed to mind. Whether it was their first All-Star Home Run Derby experience or one of many, fans were excited to see it back in Minneapolis, at Target Field.
Derby Contestant Morneau Makes Return To Minnesota The choice for the final spot on the National League home run derby squad was easy for captain Troy Tulowitzki. Justin Morneau, his Colorado teammate, had the chance to go back to his baseball home in Minnesota.
Even With Cold Temperatures, ASG Activities Won't Cool DownMonday's high temp of 64 is the coldest high temperature ever recorded on this date in the Twin Cities. And strong wind gusts along the streets of downtown Minneapolis really made the weather hard to ignore Monday morning.
Hundreds Of Tickets Left For Home Run Derby, All-Star Game After months of buildup and a weekend of smaller events, the excitement is really starting to pick up for the All-Star Game. The players were at Target Field Monday for their only practice, and the Home Run Derby is slated for later Monday night.