MLB Home Run Derby 2019 Live Stream: How To Watch, MLB Home Run Derby Odds And 2019 All Star Game Attraction.
Monday’s competition features a pair of standout rookies, but they aren’t our pick By Danny Heifetz Jul 8, 2019, 9:43 am EDT. Now in July we get to enjoy the mid-summer break with the annual All-Star game and Home Run Derby.
Major League Baseball has bungled many decisions this decade, but the Home Run Derby is its greatest success. Four years ago, MLB was so desperate for kids to stop playing Angry Birds on their Snapchat filters (or whatever kids were doing in 2015) that they added a timer to the Derby to make it more exciting. It worked. The event birthed the greatest sports creation of the 21st century—the buzzer-beating home run.
Fans can complain all they want about games taking too long, Mike Trout not being famous, or pitchers throwing at batters who have the audacity to celebrate home runs. But while every other All-Star event in American sports is getting worse, the Home Run Derby is better than ever, and it’s at its best when there is money on it. Let’s run through the bracket for the 2019 derby, which starts at 8 p.m. ET on Monday, to determine who is the best value based on their odds at DraftKings.