Monday, July 11, 2011

MLB Home Run Derby: Monday's Home Run Derby Participants to Tweet Live During All-Star Event

Your favorite MLB Home Run Derby participants on Monday night's game, July 11 at ESPN will communicate with their tweeps throughout the three-round event, blog.zap2it reports. Other All-Stars gathered for the festivities will tweet along.

David Ortiz: @davidortiz
Jose Bautista: @JoeyBats19
Matt Kemp: @TheRealMattKemp
C.J. Wilson: @str8edgeracer

You can also follow Texas Rangers pitcher C.J. Wilson (@str8edgeracer), who promises on Twitter he'll be "shooting HD video and sick photos during the Home Run Derby! And tweet live about it!"

Hashtag: #HRDerby

And as always, State Farm and MLB will donate $18,000 for every home run hit with a Gold Ball and $3,000 for every non-Gold Ball hit to the Boys and Girls Club of America. Also, for the winning captain's charity (Ortiz and Fielder are captains for the AL and NL teams, respectively), there will be a $150,000 donation in the captain's name, along with $100,000 to the BCGA. The Losing team will have a $25,000 donation to the charity of its captain's choice in his name.

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