Everybody loves the long ball.
Mid-July during the MLB season means it’s All-Star break time. And that’s means Home Run Derby time.
Come Monday night, 8 contestants — Albert Pujols, Todd Frazier, Josh Donaldson, Joc Pederson, Manny Machado, Anthony Rizzo, Prince Fielder and Kris Bryant — will see how many taters they can mash out of Cincinnati’s Great American Ball Park in the annual fan-friendly event.
The action gets underway at 8 p.m. Eastern on ESPN.
There are some new rules in 2015, which include a bracket-style tournament format and timed rounds.
Keep reading for all the important Home Run Derby details, including the bracket:
MLB All-Star Game Home Run Derby
Monday, July 12
Great American Ball Park — Cincinnati, Ohio
8 p.m. Eastern
Last Year’s Winner:
Home Run Derby Bracket
The bracket was provided by MLB Communications on Twitter
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