Tuesday July 8th, 2014

Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig will participate in next week's Home Run Derby, according to Bill Plunkett of the Orange County Register

Troy Tulowitzki of the Rockies and Jose Bautista of the Blue Jays are the captains for this year's derby. Mike Trout and Miguel Cabrera have already said they will not participate. 

Puig will join the Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton, who has already agreed to participate

Nelson Cruz, who leads the majors in home runs with 28, has said he does not plan to participate. 

MORE MLB COVERAGE:  MLB All-Star Game rosters: Derek Jeter, Yasiel Puig named starters | Few surprises or major mistakes among AL, NL All-Star rosters

The 2014 Home Run Derby will take place at Target Field, home of the Minnesota Twins and site of all All-Star Game activities this year, on July 14 at 8 p.m. ET. 

— Dan Gartland

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