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MLB Rumors: League Concerned Home Run Derby Wont Be Star-Studded

MLB Rumors: League Concerned Home Run Derby Wont Be Star-Studded
Published On: Fri, Jun 15
May 4, 2015; Boston, MA, USA; Star Wars movie characters Chewbacca and others prepare to throw out the first pitch before the game between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports

The Home Run Derby is just over a month away and Major League Baseball fans already know a few players who wona€™t be participating.

Boston Red Sox right fielder Mookie Betts voiced a strongA a€œhell noa€A when asked if he had any interest in the event, while J.D. Martinez also said heA wouldna€™t attend, saying the league a€œdidna€™t want hima€ to participate back in 2015.

New York Yankeesa€™ right fielder and 2017 Home Run Derby winner Aaron JudgeA joined Bostona€™s duo,A saying therea€™s a€œno needa€ for him to do it and the MLB wona€™t change his mind. Meanwhile, Giancarlo Stanton is rumored to not be interested as well.

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