Oakland slugger Yoenis Cespedes in Home Run Derby
Major League Baseball announced Tuesday evening that Cespedes has been selected by American League captain Robinson Cano of the New York Yankees. MLB revealed the other participants Monday, saying Cano's final pick had not yet been finalized.
Cespedes will become the fourth player not chosen for the All-Star game to compete in the event. The others were Rafael Palmeiro (2004), Hee-Seop Choi (2005) and Ryan Howard (2007), who was defending his crown from the previous year.
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