Jul 6, 2014; St. Louis, MO, USA; Miami Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton (27) bats against the St. Louis Cardinals during the sixth inning at Busch Stadium. Marlins defeated the Cardinals 8-4. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports

Home Run Derby contestants first career HR's (Video)

The MLB’s All Star weekend has finally arrived, and that means the Home Run Derby is right around the corner. In fact, baseball’s most exciting event of the year is tonight as the 2014 Home Run Derby will be held at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

FanSided has got you covered on the Derby from every angle, including the full list of past winners, and the full list of participants for tonight’s event.

Here are tonight’s participants:

American League Participants:

  • Captain: Jose Bautista, Toronto Blue Jays (17 HR)
  • Josh Donaldson, Oakland Athletics (20 HR)
  • Yoenis Cespedes, Oakland Athletics (14 HR)
  • Adam Jones, Baltimore Orioles (16 HR)
  • Brian Dozier, Minnesota Twins (16 HR)

National League Participants:

  • Captain: Troy Tulowitzki, Colorado Rockies (21 HR)
  • Giancarlo Stanton, Miami Marlins (21 HR)
  • Yasiel Puig, Los Angeles Dodgers (12 HR)
  • Todd Frazier, Cincinnati Reds (17 HR)
  • Justin Morneau, Colorado Rockies (13 HR)

What a sensational field that is of the league’s best home run hitters. Tonight’s show is guaranteed to be a grand slam of excitement.

To get you even more hyped for the big event, check out this amazing video that MLB.tv recently unveiled. In the video below, watch all of tonight’s participants hit their first career home runs in the MLB.

Who do you think will win the event? Let us know in the comments below.

Tags: All-Star Weekend Giancarlo Stanton Jose Bautista MLB Yasiel Puig

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