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Cuba's Cespedes captures All-Star home-run derby

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Cuban star Yoenis Cespedes captured the 2013 All-Star Game home run derby, outslugging Washington's Bryce Harper 9-8 in the final round of the batting competition. 

Yoenis Cespedes of the Oakland Athletics competes in the Home Run Derby on July 15, 2013. He outslugged Washington's Bryce Harper 9-8 in the final round of the batting competition.

The 27-year-old Cespedes, who plays outfield for the Oakland Athletics, won the crown with a towering 455-foot shot beyond the wall in centre field at Citi Field park.

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