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Yoenis Cespedes defends Derby title

Updated: July 15, 2014, 3:20 AM ET
Associated Press

MINNEAPOLIS -- Yoenis Cespedes knew how to pace himself in this rain-delayed Home Run Derby, drawn out further by a new format.

The Oakland Athletics outfielder simply trusted his own strength.

Cespedes became the first repeat winner of the All-Star skills contest in 15 years, powering his way past Cincinnati's Todd Frazier 9-1 in the final round Monday night.

Ken Griffey Jr. took the title in 1998 and 1999.

With a serious, determined look on his face the whole ...

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