All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Home Run Derby’

Yoenis Cespedes Of Oakland Wins Home Run Derby

Yoenis Cespedes of the Oakland Athletics may not have been selected to play in this year’s All-Star Game, but he is the undisputed king of the event’s Home Run Derby. The Cuban left-fielder is in his second year in the majors and was the last player selected to compete in the derby. In the event’s final round he outslugged Washington …

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Home Run Derby Becomes More Social Media Friendly

Professional Sports organizations are notoriously cautious when it comes to their players’ interactions with social media. And rightly so, as athletes have continued to fail at social media in various ways and to various degrees since the middle of the last decade. If you need a refresher, think Santonio Holmes’ suicide request of another Twitter user or Larry Johnson’s gay …

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