2016 Home Run Derby Predictions

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The 2016 Home Run Derby matchups have been set. The Home Run Derby will take place on Monday, July 11th, at 8:00 PM ET on ESPN. Here are the 1st round matchups, and my predictions for them and for each of the following 2 rounds.

The rules for this year’s Home Run Derby are the same as last year’s.

 

ROUND 1

No. 1 seed  Mark Trumbo, BAL (1) Baltimore Orioles, vs.
No. 8 seed Corey Seager, LA Los Angeles Dodgers

Prediction: Mark Trumbo, 11, Corey Seager, 10

 

No. 4 seed Robinson Cano, SEA (1) Seattle Mariners, vs.
No. 5 seed Giancarlo Stanton, MIA (2) Miami Marlins

Prediction: Giancarlo Stanton, 13, Robinson Cano, 11

 

No. 3 seed Adam Duvall, CIN (1) Cincinnati Reds, vs.
No. 6 seed Wil Myers, SD (1) San Diego Padres

Prediction: Adam Duvall, 11, Wil Myers, 10

 

No. 2 seed Todd Frazier, CHW Chicago White Sox, vs.
No. 7 seed Carlos Gonzalez, COL Colorado Rockies

Prediction: Todd Frazier, 12, Carlos Gonzalez, 11

 

 

ROUND 2

No. 1 seed  Mark Trumbo, BAL (1) Baltimore Orioles, vs.

No. 5 seed Giancarlo Stanton, MIA (2) Miami Marlins

Prediction: Giancarlo Stanton, 12, Mark Trumbo, 11

 

No. 2 seed Todd Frazier, CHW Chicago White Sox, vs.

No. 3 seed Adam Duvall, CIN (1) Cincinnati Reds

Prediction: Todd Frazier, 11, Adam Duvall, 10

 

 

CHAMPIONSHIP

No. 2 seed Todd Frazier, CHW Chicago White Sox, vs.

No. 5 seed Giancarlo Stanton, MIA (2) Miami Marlins

Prediction: Giancarlo Stanton, 13, Todd Frazier, 12

 

 

-Asher Fair

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