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American League outfielder Yoenis Cespedes of the Oakland Athletics makes contact with the pitch during the first round of the Home Run Derby. Cespedes won the contest with 9 home runs in the final round against the National League’s Todd Frazier, who mustered only one. Jeff Curry / USA Today Sports

Cespedes wins Home Run Derby again

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MINNEAPOLIS — Yoenis Cespedes successfully defended his All-Star Home Run Derby title Monday night at Target Field.

Cespedes, representing the American League, beat Cincinnati Reds third baseman Todd Frazier 9-1 in the final round. A year ago, the Oakland Athletics left fielder won at Citi Field in New York in his derby debut.

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