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Golf's biggest hitters square off for long drive title

...Golf Channel televising it live."It's basically home run derby in golf," he said. "And I've always loved home run derby in baseball."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-11-03/golfs-biggest-hitters-square
A's get Lester, Gomes from Red Sox for Cespedes

...the San Francisco Giants on Saturday for two solid pitching prospects.The 28-year-old Cespedes won the past two Home Run Derby titles at the All-Star game. The Cuban left fielder is in the third season of a $36 million, four-year contract...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-31/get-lester-gomes-red-sox
Baseball's fans are allowing players to get more chances to redeem themselves

...beings simply can't do.Thankfully, we will be spared the sight of Cruz bashing balls out of Target Field in the Home Run Derby. He told the Baltimore Sun recently he wouldn't compete in it because it might hurt his swing, though the guess...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-02/baseballs-fans-are-allow
Oakland's Yoenis Cespedes repeats as Home Run Derby champ

MINNEAPOLIS - 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.Ken Griffey...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-15/oaklands-yoenis-cespedes
Augusta GreenJackets outfielder could be strong derby participant

...League All-Star Game, and the thought of a possible Home Run Derby appearance has his manager excited.GreenJackets right...Goff said. "I wish I was going to be there for the Home Run Derby. Hopefully, he'll be in it. That'd be a lot of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-06-09/augusta-greenjackets-out
A stronger Yoenis Cesoedes - both mentally and physically - wants to get his career back on track, and beat the Detroit Tigers

...more consistent contact, he still plans to regularly clear the fences for the Oakland Athletics ? and the reigning Home Run Derby champion hopes that means hitting more than the 26 long balls he had last season."Possibly, I'll have a little...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-02-08/stronger-yoenis-cesoedes
Michaux: In wake of Te'o and Armstrong stories, what can we believe anymore?

...entire generation of baseball players. We all cheered when Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa "saved the game" with their home run derby in 1998, only now voters flatly refuse to ever let either one of them into Cooperstown without paying admission...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-01-17/michaux-wake-teo-and-armstro
MLB Notes

...Trenton for Monday's Eastern League game at Reading in Pennsylvania.ALL-STAR GAME: Tickets for Monday night's Home Run Derby were available Sunday evening on Major League Baseball's website, priced at $205, $263, $267, $300 and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-07-14/mlb-notes
Oakland's Yoenis Cespedes captures Home Run Derby, his only All-Star event

NEW YORK - 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.The Oakland Athletics slugger...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-07-15/oaklands-yoenis-cespedes
Heyward homers twice, Braves beat Yankees in slugfest

...YORK - Jason Heyward and the Atlanta Braves never intended to challenge the powerful New York Yankees to a game of home run derby in the Bronx. Still, they came out ahead.Heyward hit two of a record nine homers at the new Yankee Stadium and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2012-06-20/heyward-homers-twice-bra