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2012 Home Run Derby: Contestants, TV Schedule, Start Time And More

The Colorado Rockies will be represented by outfielder Carlos Gonzalez in Monday night's Home Run Derby. It's Gonzalez's first-ever appearance in the competition.

The participants:

National League
Matt Kemp (team captain)
Carlos Beltran
Carlos Gonzalez
Andrew McCutchen

Related: 2012 MLB Home Run Derby: Carlos Gonzalez Faces Longest Odds

American League
Robinson Cano (team captain)
Jose Bautista
Prince Fielder
Mark Trumbo

Cano won the event in 2011, while Fielder took the honors in 2009. Both Jose Bautista and Matt Kemp competed in 2011; the other four are derby rookies.

Gonzalez has 17 home runs this season, which is tied for the fourth most in the National League.

HR Derby Date & Time: Monday, July 9, 6:00 p.m. MT


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