MLB Home Run Derby 2013: Who Are the Participants?

Jul 14, 2013; Baltimore, MD, USA; Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis (19) hits a two-run home run in the third inning against the Toronto Blue Jays at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Mandatory Credit: Joy R. Absalon-USA TODAY Sports

The all-star break is upon us and fans across the country are getting excited for tonight’s Home Run Derby. The derby is the premier event of MLB’s All-Star Weekend, so all eyes are on the television as the sports biggest sluggers compete to show who can hit the long ball the best. This year’s Home Run Derby teams were chosen by team captains David Wright and Robinson Cano.

In tonight’s field, the top hitters from the American League and National League will step up to the plate to compete for the 2013 title.

How can you catch the main attraction from MLB’s All-Star Weekend? Here is all of the information you will need to know about when and where to watch the event, including the participants and their stats from the first half of the season:

Date: Monday, July 15
Start Time: 
8 p.m. ET
 Citi Field
Location: New York, New York
Live Stream: WatchESPN

Who is participating in the event?

National League

Bryce Harper, OF, Washington Nationals: .264, 14 HR, 29 RBI, .371 OBP

David Wright, 3B, New York Mets: .304, 13 HR, 44 RBI, .396 OBP

Michael Cuddyer, OF, Colorado Rockies: .330, 16 HR, 55 RBI, .391 OBP

Pedro Alvarez, 3B, Pittsburgh Pirates: .250, 24 HR, 62 RBI, .311 OBP

American League

Chris Davis, 1B, Baltimore Orioles: .315, 37 HR, 93 RBI, .392 OBP

Robinson Cano, 2B, New York Yankees: .302, 21 HR, 65 RBI, .386 OBP

Prince Fielder, 1B, Detroit Tigers: .267, 16 HR, 69 RBI, .363 OBP

Yoenis Cespedes, OF, Oakland Athletics: .225, 15 HR, 43 RBI, .293 OBP

Topics: Baltimore Orioles, Colorado Rockies, Detroit Tigers, Home Run Derby, New York Mets, New York Yankees, Oakland Athletics, Pittsburgh Pirates, Washington Nationals

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