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Triple-A sluggers to partcipate in Derby07/03/2012 1:16 PM ET
Dan Johnson, Matt LaPorta, and Valentino Pascucci of the International League, and Joey Butler, Mike Hessman, and Luis Jimenez of the Pacific Coast League have been named as the six participants for the 2012 Triple-A All- Star Home Run Derby, presented by Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel. The Home Run Derby will take place on July 9 at Coca-Cola Field in Buffalo, New York at 7 p.m. ET.
Pacific Coast League
The 2012 Triple-A Home Run Derby will be preceded by a Celebrity Home Run Derby that will include Buffalo Sabres forward Patrick Kaleta, New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, Buffalo Bills running back Fred Jackson, NFL Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly, and actor Nick Bakay.
The Triple-A Home Run Derby will be broadcast live in many Time Warner Cable served cities throughout the country. Called by "The Voice of the Bisons," Ben Wagner, and Buffalo Baseball Hall of Famer, Duke McGuire, fans will be able to catch the Home Run Derby live on Time Warner Cable Sports in locations including Austin, Buffalo, Charlotte, Dallas, Durham, Kansas City, Milwaukee, Los Angeles, Rochester, San Diego, Syracuse and Tampa. Check local listings for details.
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