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Cespedes wins again, beating Frazier in HR derby

  • American League's Yoenis Cespedes, of the Oakland Athletics, hits during the MLB All-Star baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 14, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

    American League's Yoenis Cespedes, of the Oakland Athletics, hits during the MLB All-Star baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 14, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

  • National League's Giancarlo Stanton, of the Miami Marlins, reacts during the MLB All-Star baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 14, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

    National League's Giancarlo Stanton, of the Miami Marlins, reacts during the MLB All-Star baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 14, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

  • Teammates cool off American League's Yoenis Cespedes, of the Oakland Athletics, center, between pitches during the MLB All-Star baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 14, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

    Teammates cool off American League's Yoenis Cespedes, of the Oakland Athletics, center, between pitches during the MLB All-Star baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 14, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

  • National League's Todd Frazier, of the Cincinnati Reds, reacts during the MLB All-Star baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 14, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

    National League's Todd Frazier, of the Cincinnati Reds, reacts during the MLB All-Star baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 14, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

  • American League's Yoenis Cespedes, of the Oakland Athletics, hits during the MLB All-Star baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 14, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
  • National League's Giancarlo Stanton, of the Miami Marlins, reacts during the MLB All-Star baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 14, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
  • Teammates cool off American League's Yoenis Cespedes, of the Oakland Athletics, center, between pitches during the MLB All-Star baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 14, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
  • National League's Todd Frazier, of the Cincinnati Reds, reacts during the MLB All-Star baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 14, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

MINNEAPOLIS – Oakland’s Yoenis Cespedes became the first repeat winner of the All-Star home run derby in 15 years, powering his way past Cincinnati’s Todd Frazier by a whopping 9-1 in the final round last night.

Ken Griffey Jr. took the title in 1998 and 1999.

With a serious, determined look on his face the whole time, Cespedes finished with 28 homers. That was four fewer than last year, when he beat Washington’s Bryce Harper, 9-8, in the final round.

Cespedes saved his best for last, a 452-foot blast to the third deck above left field that officially measured as the longest of the night.

The start of the derby was delayed by rain for 54 minutes.

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