The 2012 Home Run derby is the main event before the actual All-Star Game, and just like every other year ESPN is anchoring the coverage so be prepared to listen to a bunch of "back, back, back's" from Chris Berman who is calling the action.
The home run derby did see a replacement on the National League side with Andrew McCutchen taking the place of the injured Miami Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton who had arthroscopic knee surgery on Sunday.
Game Date/Time: Monday July 9, 8 p.m. ET
Location: Kauffman Stadium, Kansas City, Mo.
Radio: ESPN Radio
Streaming: ESPN3 and WatchESPN app
Commentators: Chris Berman, John Kruk, Nomar Garciaparra, Buster Olney and Pedro Gomez
American League contestants:
Robinson Cano, New York Yankees
Jose Bautista, Toronto Blue Jays
Mark Trumbo, Los Angeles Angels
Prince Fielder, Detroit Tigers
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National League contestants:
Matt Kemp, Los Angeles Dodgers
Carlos Beltran, St. Louis Cardinals
Carlos Gonzalez, Colorado Rockies
Andrew McCutchen, Pittsburgh Pirates