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Home Run Derby 2012: TV Schedule, Start Time, Contestants And More

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

National League contestants:
Matt Kemp, Los Angeles Dodgers
Carlos Beltran, St. Louis Cardinals
Carlos Gonzalez, Colorado Rockies
Andrew McCutchen, Pittsburgh Pirates

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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