The Chirp: Home Run Derby Edition

Jul 14 2015
The Players' Tribune
The Voice of the Game
Jul 14 2015

The 2015 MLB Home Run Derby is officially in the books, and this one was all about hometown hero Todd Frazier of the Cincinnati Reds and Dodgers rookie Joc Pederson, with Frazier edging out Pederson in one of the most exciting derbies in recent memory. Athletes from across the sports landscape took to Twitter to react to the sluggers, the new format and more:

Giants OL
Geoff Schwartz and Dodgers pitcher Brett Anderson on the “talent”:

Bengals DE
Carlos Dunlap and more on Marlana VanHoose’s rendition of the National Anthem:

Giants shortstop
Brandon Crawford on the best seat in the house:

Geoff Schwartz on making it interesting:

Dodgers pitcher
Brandon Beachy with a safe prediction:

Colts punter Pat McAfee calls ’em like he sees ’em:

Blue Jays 3B
Josh Donaldson and more on the man of the hour (besides Todd Frazier):

Retired NFL OL Mark Schlereth and more on Todd Frazier knocking out Prince Fielder in Round 1:

Josh Donaldson
and more on Joc Pederson announcing his presence in Round 1:

Royals pitcher Jeremy Guthrie and more on Todd Frazier winning the night

Dodgers pitcher Brandon McCarthy on coming up short:

Geoff Schwartz
on viewer retention at its finest:

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