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21 Things That Have Happened Since The Last Back-to-Back Home Run Derby Champion

With 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.

07/16/2014

American League All-Star Josh Donaldson #20 of the Oakland Athletics bats against the National League All-Stars during the 85th MLB All-Star Game at Target Field on July 15, 2014 in Minneapolis. (Rob Carr/Getty Images)

A’s All-Stars Play Role In Leading American League Over National League

On a summer evening filled with reminders of generational change, the AL kept up nearly two decades of dominance by beating the National League 5-3 in the All-Star game Tuesday for its 13th win in 17 years.

07/15/2014

A woman was knocked unconscious during a fight between after the A’s / Giants game near AT&T Park on July 10, 2014. (CBS)

Pair Plead Not Guilty In Drunken Brawl Outside AT&T Park After Giants, A’s Game

Two men accused of knocking a woman unconscious in an apparent drunken brawl outside San Francisco’s AT&T Park last week pleaded not guilty in San Francisco Superior Court Tuesday afternoon.

07/15/2014

Glenn Burke. (CBS)

Former A’s Player Being Honored By MLB For Courage In Gay Rights Movement

At the All-Star game in Minnesota, former Oakland A’s and Los Angeles Dodger star Glenn Burke, will be honored for his role in a movement that is just now gaining traction on the sports landscape.

07/15/2014

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5 Facts You Didn’t Know About Back-To-Back HR Derby Champ Yoenis Cespedes

Yoenis Cespedes is the name on every sports announcer’s lips but what do you really know about this Cuban powerhouse center fielder with an amazing arm? Here are a few facts.

07/15/2014

American League All-Star Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland A's bats during the Gillette Home Run Derby at Target Field on July 14, 2014 in Minneapolis. (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Back To Back: A’s Cespedes Wins Second Straight Home Run 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.

07/14/2014

SEATTLE, WA - JULY 13: Starting pitcher Sonny Gray #54 of the Oakland Athletics pitches in the first inning against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field on July 13, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Sonny Gray Keeps Seattle At Bay To Help A’s Bring Home 4-1 Win Over Mariners

Sonny Gray limited the Seattle Mariners to just six hits and one unearned run and the Oakland Athletics earned a 4-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday.

07/13/2014

Robinson Cano #22 of the Seattle Mariners singles in the fifth inning against the Oakland Athletics at Safeco Field on July 12, 2014 in Seattle, Washington.  (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Seager, Cano Homer To Lift Mariners Over A’s 6-2

Hisashi Iwakuma pitched a career-high 8 2-3 innings, and Kyle Seager and Robinson Cano homered to lift the Seattle Mariners to a 6-2 win over the Oakland Athletics on Saturday night.

07/12/2014

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King Felix Outpitches Samardzija, A’s Fall To Mariners

Felix Hernandez outpitched Jeff Samardzija, Robinson Cano hit a go-ahead double and the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 3-2 Friday night.

07/11/2014

A woman was knocked unconscious during a fight between after the A’s / Giants game near AT&T Park on July 10, 2014. (CBS)

Investigators: A’s, Giants Rivalry Played No Role In Attack That Knocked Out Woman Near AT&T Park

A woman who was knocked unconscious during a fight outside AT&T Park following Thursday’s game between the Giants and A’s was released from the hospital on Friday morning. Meanwhile, investigators and a witness said the rivalry between the two Bay Area teams had nothing to do with the attack.

07/11/2014

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6. Los Angeles Dodgers (54-43)

Baseball Shots Of The Week – July 15, 2014

It’s tough to keep up with all the action in MLB. Here’s your power rankings for the week ending on July 15th.

1. Oakland Athletics (55-33)

Baseball Shots Of The Week – July 8, 2014

It’s tough to keep up with all the action in MLB. Here’s your power rankings for the week ending on July 8th.

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4. Detroit Tigers (44-34)

Baseball Shots Of The Week – July 1, 2014

It’s tough to keep up with all the action in MLB. Here’s your power rankings for the week ending on July 1st.

5. Los Angeles Dodgers (42-35)

Baseball Shots Of The Week – June 24, 2014

It’s tough to keep up with all the action in MLB. Here’s your power rankings for the week ending on June 24th.

5. Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (37-31)

Baseball Shots Of The Week – June 17, 2014

It’s tough to keep up with all the action in MLB. Here’s your power rankings for the week ending on June 17th.

10. New York Yankees (31-31)

Baseball Shots Of The Week – June 10, 2014

It’s tough to keep up with all the action in MLB. Here’s your power rankings for the week ending on June 10th.

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