Prince Fielder blasts 28 homers to win All Star Home Run Derby
Prince Fielder won the All Star Home Run Derby for the second time in his career. Prince Fielder hit the four longest drives of the night, including two for 476 feet.
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"I'm a little disappointed," Bautista said. "I'm capable of doing more. I had a lot of fun doing it."Skip to next paragraph
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When he won three years ago in St. Louis, Fielder's 23 homers included a 503-foot drive that disappeared between two sections of bleachers in right-center. Griffey won titles in 1994 at Pittsburgh's Three Rivers Stadium, 1998 at Denver's Coors Field and 1999 at Boston's Fenway Park.
Cano set a final-round record of 12 en route to last year's title in Phoenix, where he hit 32 overall. This year he was the object of loud booing throughout by fans upset he didn't select the Royals' Billy Butler after promising to take a hometown player for his derby team.
"I was criticized before I got here. If you play for the Yankees you get booed everywhere you go," Cano said.
It was the 17th time a player went homerless in the Derby, the first since Detroit's Brandon Inge in 2009.
"that was the most interesting reaction to a home rum derby i've ever seen, but the fans were excited which is all that counts," Granderson tweeted.
Trumbo and Bautista each managed to put a drive into the small fountain beyond the left-field wall. Trumbo also hit a pair of shots over the Royals Hall of Fame in left, toward Interstate 70.
Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.