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Yoenis Cespedes is home run champ

Updated: July 16, 2013, 9:24 AM ET
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NEW YORK -- The Home Run Derby champion didn't even make the All-Star team.

Yoenis Cespedes won baseball's power-hitting competition with a dazzling display Monday night, becoming the first player left out of the All-Star Game to take home the crown. The Oakland Athletics slugger beat Bryce Harper 9-8 in the final round at reconfigured Citi Field, hitting the decisive drive with five swings to spare.

In his second major league season, the outfielder from Cuba flipped his bat aside ...

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