Cuddyer knocked out of Home Run Derby in second round


Former Twins outfielder Michael Cuddyer, now with the Colorado Rockies, was knocked out of the Home Run Derby in the second round Monday night at Citi Field in New York.

Cuddyer slammed seven home runs in the first round and eight more in the second round before being knocked out of contention by Washington Nationals 20-year-old phenom, Bryce Harper.

Harper will battle Oakland's Yoenis Cespedes in the finals. Cespedes smacked 17 homers in the first round.

Here's a recap of Cuddyer's swing-by-swing performance.

Round One: 7 home runs

  • Swing 1: Out
  • Swing 2: Home Run
  • Swing 3: Home Run
  • Swing 4: Out
  • Swing 5: Out
  • Swing 6: Out
  • Swing 7: Out
  • Swing 8: Home Run
  • Swing 9: Out
  • Swing 10: Out
  • Swing 11: Home Run
  • Swing 12: Home Run
  • Swing 13: Out
  • Swing 14: Home Run
  • Swing 15: Home Run
  • Swing 16: Out
  • Swing 17: Out

Round Two: 8 home runs

  • Swing 1: Home Run
  • Swing 2: Home Run
  • Swing 3: Out
  • Swing 4: Out
  • Swing 5: Out
  • Swing 6: Home Run
  • Swing 7: Out
  • Swing 8: Out
  • Swing 9: Out
  • Swing 10: Out
  • Swing 11: Home Run
  • Swing 12: Home Run
  • Swing 13: Home Run
  • Swing 14: Out
  • Swing 15: Home Run
  • Swing 16: Out
  • Swing 17: Home Run
  • Swing 18: Out

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