How to improve the Home Run Derby? Brackets

Friday July 5th, 2013
Aside from Josh Hamilton's spectacular display in 2008, the Home Run Derby rarely causes much excitement.
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The four-year, $56 million contract Chicago gave Dunn in December 2010 is another example of teams misunderstanding how baseball is played and how players age in the testing era. Dunn had just turned 31 years old, had a bad body and no defensive or baserunning value whatsoever when the Sox gave him that huge deal. In three years with the White Sox, Dunn has hit .188/.313/.403 and struck out in 37 percent of his plate appearances.

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