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Crowding the Plate Podcast Episode 53: 2017 Home Run Derby and the Half Way Point

July 7, 2017

The MLB season has reached its actual half way mark, even if the official start of the second half isn't until after next week's All Star Game. With that in mind, Joe Hojnacki and Greg Hessen pick out their favorite moments from the first half of the season.

They also take on the Logan Morrison vs. Gary Sanchez home run derby beef and ask the question of whether or not it really matters who is in the derby? I mean, Ichiro says he can hit a bomb whenever he wants and he's never been part of the field. Plus, is there any reason not to pick Aaron Judge to win it?