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Cespedes to defend crown at Midsummer Classic

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NEW YORK (AP) — Jose Bautista and Troy Tulowitzki have announced three members of their respective teams for Monday night’s Home Run Derby at Target Field.

Joining Bautista on the American League team are Oakland’s Yoenis Cespedes, who was last year’s Derby winner, Baltimore’s Adam Jones and Brian Dozier of the host Twins.

Tulowitzki will have Miami’s Giancarlo Stanton, who is leading the National League in homers, the Dodgers’ Yasiel Puig and Cincinnati’s Todd Frazier on his side.

The final competitor in each league will be announced on Thursday.

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