Who wins the Home Run Derby?

Discussion in 'Pro Sports' started by roundball, Jul 14, 2014.

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Who will win the 2014 Home Run Derby?

Poll closed Jul 15, 2014.
  1. Josh Donaldson

    1 vote(s)
    2.2%
  2. Troy Tulowitzki

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  3. Justin Morneau

    3 vote(s)
    6.7%
  4. Jose Bautista

    6 vote(s)
    13.3%
  5. Yoenis Cespedes

    8 vote(s)
    17.8%
  6. Todd Frazier

    4 vote(s)
    8.9%
  7. Brian Dozier

    4 vote(s)
    8.9%
  8. Yasiel Puig

    4 vote(s)
    8.9%
  9. Giancarlo Stanton

    12 vote(s)
    26.7%
  10. Adam Jones

    3 vote(s)
    6.7%
  1. roundball

    roundball Well-Known Member

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  2. cmjh10

    cmjh10 Well-Known Member

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    Stanton

    That guy absolutely crushes the ball
     
  3. CRcyclone6

    CRcyclone6 Well-Known Member

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    Puig. new bracket format tonight
     
  4. ItsCyence

    ItsCyence Well-Known Member

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    Going to be a homer and say Dozier. I'm glad he got picked for this. It'll be fun to see Morneau back in the cities too.
     
  5. ianoconnor

    ianoconnor Well-Known Member

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    Gotta pick my boy Frazier.
     
  6. Fishhead

    Fishhead Member

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    I find waching the hitters take pitch after pitch after pitch without swinging more brutal than Berman's call. Besides having an OUT counter, have a taking a pitch without swinging counter.
     
  7. Gunnerclone

    Gunnerclone Well-Known Member

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    I voted for Pac-Man, only name I recognize. Great two sport athlete!
     
  8. Clonefan32

    Clonefan32 Well-Known Member

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    I don't know if Stanton will win, but he will hit the most impressive homers, that's for sure.
     
  9. mj4cy

    mj4cy Asst. Regional Manager
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    Why haven't the Twins put Dozier 3rd or 4th...he leads off and barely has any RBIs to show for having 18 HRs.
     
  10. roundball

    roundball Well-Known Member

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    Because he's a much better leadoff hitter than he is a cleanup guy. Only Mauer, Willingham, and Suzuki have a better OBP, and those guys aren't exactly speedsters that can steal bases the way that Dozier can. Dozier does lead the team in runs scored, by a wide margin, for what it's worth.

    The Twins' plan, the last I heard, was to use Aaron Hicks as their leadoff guy once he ripens a bit more in the minors (he did bat leadoff last year, but was absolutely terrible).
     
  11. mctallerton

    mctallerton Well-Known Member

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    Pretty strong breeze blowing out to right right now, and it's raining
     
  12. cmjh10

    cmjh10 Well-Known Member

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  13. CyArob

    CyArob Well-Known Member

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    Solid 0 for Puig
     
  14. VikesFan5

    VikesFan5 Well-Known Member

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    Bautista was crushing the crap out of it.
     
  15. no2cyclones

    no2cyclones Mariner Moose
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    #PuigFail
     
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  16. cmjh10

    cmjh10 Well-Known Member

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    Dat homerun doe
     
  17. Rabbuk

    Rabbuk Well-Known Member

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    No one wins when chris bermans involved.
     
  18. aute19

    aute19 Member

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    Dude with an Iowa State hoodie just caught one.
     
  19. Cyched

    Cyched Well-Known Member

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    Last ball caught by a Cyclone!
     
  20. wolverine68

    wolverine68 Well-Known Member

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    #20 wolverine68, Jul 15, 2014
    Last edited: Jul 15, 2014
    Just saw a guy in an Iowa State hoodie catch a HR!

    ^^^ Beat me to it!
     

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