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The lineups for the 2014 Home Run Derby have been set, with National League captain Troy Tulowitzki picking Todd Frazier, Yasiel Puig, NL home run leader Giancarlo Stanton and Rockies teammate Justin Morneau, while AL caption Jose Bautista selected defending derby champion Yoenis Cespedes, Josh Donaldson, Adam Jones and, in somewhat of a surprise move, second baseman Brian Dozier of the hometown Minnesota Twins. How would you rank these eight sluggers? Set your list below!

More: Your thoughts on All-Star Game rosters?

HR Derby Participants

Jose Bautista

Jose Bautista

Blue Jays
17 HR

Yoenis Cespedes

Yoenis Cespedes

Athletics
14 HR

Josh Donaldson

Josh Donaldson

Athletics
20 HR

Brian Dozier

Brian Dozier

Twins
16 HR

Todd Frazier

Todd Frazier

Reds
17 HR

Adam Jones

Adam Jones

Orioles
16 HR

Justin Morneau

Justin Morneau

Rockies
13 HR

Yasiel Puig

Yasiel Puig

Dodgers
12 HR

Giancarlo Stanton

Giancarlo Stanton

Marlins
21 HR

Troy Tulowitzki

Troy Tulowitzki

Rockies
20 HR

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The lineups for the 2014 Home Run Derby have been set, with National League captain Troy Tulowitzki picking Todd Frazier, Yasiel Puig and league homer leader Giancarlo Stanton, while AL skipper Jose Bautista selected defending champion Yoenis Cespedes, Adam Jones and, in something of a surprise move, second baseman Brian Dozier of the hometown Minnesota Twins. How would you rank these eight sluggers? Set your list below!

More: Your thoughts on All-Star Game rosters?

HR Derby Participants

Jose Bautista

Jose Bautista

Blue Jays
17 HR

Yoenis Cespedes

Yoenis Cespedes

Athletics
14 HR

Brian Dozier

Brian Dozier

Twins
16 HR

Todd Frazier

Todd Frazier

Reds
17 HR

Adam Jones

Adam Jones

Orioles
16 HR

Yasiel Puig

Yasiel Puig

Dodgers
12 HR

Giancarlo Stanton

Giancarlo Stanton

Marlins
21 HR

Troy Tulowitzki

Troy Tulowitzki

Rockies
18 HR

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How do the top center fielders in Major League Baseball stack up? That question has been answered by our experts in the latest installment of the "Baseball Tonight" 100 (#BBTN100), a project to rank the top players across all 30 teams. We'll reveal a new position each day and unveil the overall 1-100 rankings March 27.

Do you agree with the experts' take on center fielders? Simply click on the images of the top 10 below to submit your ballot.

Rank: #BBTN100 Center Fielders

Michael Bourn

Michael Bourn

Cleveland Indians
BBTN Rank: 9

Coco Crisp

Coco Crisp

Oakland A's
BBTN Rank: 7

Jacoby Ellsbury

Jacoby Ellsbury

New York Yankees
BBTN Rank: 3

Dexter Fowler

Dexter Fowler

Houston Astros
BBTN Rank: 10

Carlos Gomez

Carlos Gomez

Milwaukee Brewers
BBTN Rank: 4

Austin Jackson

Austin Jackson

Detroit Tigers
BBTN Rank: 8

Adam Jones

Adam Jones

Baltimore Orioles
BBTN Rank: 5

Matt Kemp

Matt Kemp

Los Angeles Dodgers
BBTN Rank: 6

Andrew McCutchen

Andrew McCutchen

Pittsburgh Pirates
BBTN Rank: 2

Mike Trout

Mike Trout

Los Angeles Angels
BBTN Rank: 1

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The Gold Glove awards are out, which means it's time for everyone to complain about how their favorite fielder didn't win this time around. The big to-do from this batch of awards is the snubbing of Mike Trout, he of the (according to several metrics) top-30 season all-time at the tender age of 21. Trout's defensive numbers are off the charts, and he seemed to make weekly Top 10 appearances with home run-saving catches, but the voters decided Baltimore's Adam Jones (a fine player in his own right) was the better choice. Did they get it right? Do they ever get it right?


A worthwhile award?

There always seems to be at least one odd selection in the Gold Glove Awards, but at least Jones over Trout is better than Palmeiro over literally anyone else.

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Do the Gold Glove awards regularly identify the best defensive players at each position?

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If you believe in the value of UZR ratings, as U.S.S. Mariner blogger Dave Cameron explains, Franklin Gutierrez had one of the best defensive seasons by an outfielder in recent memory -- and perhaps ever. If you're a Gold Glove voter, Derek Jeter is the best defensive shortstop in the American League.

You've got a better chance of building an elevator to outer space than bridging that gap.

In the most questionable use of gold outside of late-night infomercials, baseball's signature defensive awards were handed out for the American League Tuesday, based on the votes of the league's managers and coaches. Rob Neyer can't believe Orioles outfielder Adam Jones got the nod over Gutierrez, among other baffling decisions. And Jeter, who SportsNation thought didn't deserve the Hank Aaron Award as the AL's best offensive player, now has a second award voters don't think he earned.

hendu29

Jeter winning is a joke.. He's not even the best Shortstop on his team. I guess you can't get errors on all the balls you can't reach.

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complexity.

STOP LOOKING AT FIELDING PERCENTAGE AND EVEN ERRORS TO DETERMINE HOW GOOD A FIELDER IS. Try looking at actual range. A person who gets to more balls is of course more likely to have more errors and a slightly lower fielding percentage. Does that mean he's a worse fielder? NO. So stop saying "so-and-so had a good fielding percentage so he deserved it." You just make yourself look like an ignorant moron.

-- complexity.

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