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Home Run Derby

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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

Yoenis Cespedes of the Oakland Athletics poses with the trophy after winning Chevrolet Home Run Derby on July 15, 2013 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: A’s In Center Stage At Home Run Derby Circus

A’s All-Star Josh Donaldson will participate. Should A’s manager Bob Melvin be concerned with Donaldson’s statement that he’ll try to hit one out of the stadium?

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Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland Athletics hits an RBI double scoring Seth Smith #15 against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the fourth inning at O.co Coliseum on April 30, 2013 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Cespedes Scratched From A’s Lineup For 2 Straight Games

Home Run Derby champion Yoenis Cespedes was not in the Oakland Athletics’ starting lineup for the second straight game because of a sore left wrist.

07/21/2013

Yoenis Cespedes of the Oakland Athletics competes in the final round of the Home Run Derby on July 15, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

A’s Will Open Gates Early So Fans Can Watch Cespedes’ Batting Practice

Oakland Athletics outfielder Yoenis Cespedes put on a remarkable show en route to winning the Home Run Derby on Monday night, and now the team will let its fans get a taste of the action.

07/18/2013

Yoenis Cespedes of the Oakland Athletics poses with the trophy after winning Chevrolet Home Run Derby on July 15, 2013 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Cespedes Impresses At Home Run Derby

A’s outfielder Yoenis Cespedes slugged his way to victory at the All-Star Home Run Derby Monday night.

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Home run Derby participant Yoenis Cespedes bats during the Chevrolet Home Run Derby on July 15, 2013 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Elsa/Getty Images)

A’s Cespedes Steals Show From All-Stars, Wins HR Derby

Yoenis Cespedes won baseball’s Home Run Derby on Monday night, becoming the first player left out of the All-Star game to take home the crown.

07/15/2013

Yoenis Cespedes of the Oakland Athletics. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

A’s Slugger Yoenis Cespedes In Home Run Derby

Yoenis Cespedes of the Oakland Athletics will swing for the Citi Field fences in the Home Run Derby next Monday night, rounding out the eight-player field.

07/09/2013

Running back Michael Bush #29 of the Oakland Raiders runs the ball against the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium on November 10, 2011 in San Diego. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: NFL Heading Back To Los Angeles?

John Madden said it’s possible for an NFL team to be in Los Angeles in the next few years, but the city needs to build a stadium first.

07/10/2012

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Daily Madden: The Cano-To-Cano Home Run Derby

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – New York Yankees slugger Robinson Cano defeated Red Sox slugger Adrian Gonzalez in the All-Star Home Run Derby Monday night. John Madden told the KCBS morning crew he was as impressed […]

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/12/2011

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