Watch Yoenis Cespedes Crush Many Baseballs to Repeat as Home Run Derby Champion

In this season of the Oakland A’s, it’s no wonder that Yoenis Cespedes repeated as home run derby champion last night at the All-Star game. He joins Ken Griffey, Jr. as the only back-to-back winner, outpacing the Cincinnati Reds’ Todd Frazier in the final round.

On the theory that watching baseballs fly through the air and over the wall, even in an exhibition, never gets old, here’s the video from MLB:

Here’s Cespedes receiving the trophy:

And just for fun, time to relive this crazy-long-and-accurate Cespedes throw last month from deep left field:

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Jon Brooks writes mostly on film for KQED Arts. He is also an online editor and writer for KQED's daily news blog, News Fix. Jon is a playwright whose work has been produced in San Francisco, New York, Italy, and around the U.S.

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