MLB Home Run Derby 2013 date, time and TV channel: The New York Mets host this year’s Home Run Derby at Citi Field in Queens, N.Y., as part of Major League Baseball’s All-Star festivities.
The best sluggers in baseball — including the Orioles’ Chris Davis, the Nationals’ Bryce Harper and the Yankees’ Robinson Cano — will be taking shots at the Home Run Apple in center field. The Tigers’ Prince Fielder won the Derby for a second time last year, and will return to defend his title.
ESPN will televise the 2013 Chevrolet Home Run Derby on Monday, July 15, at 8pm ET from Citi Field in New York, home of the Mets. Chris Berman hosts the telecast with analysts John Kruk and Nomar Garciaparra. Buster Olney and Pedro Gomez report from the field and have interviews with MLB All-Stars and Derby contenders.
MLB Home Run Derby 2013 Teams
National League: David Wright, Captain (N.Y. Mets); Carlos Gonzalez (Colorado Rockies); Michael Cuddyer (Colorado Rockies); and Bryce Harper (Washington Nationals).
American League: Robinson Cano, Captain (N.Y. Yankees); Chris Davis (Baltimore Orioles); Prince Fielder (Detroit Tigers); Yoenis Cespedes (Oakland A’s).