Neither player leads his respective league in home runs, but Giancarlo Stanton of the Marlins and Mark Trumbo of the Angels might have the best raw power of anyone in the upcoming All-Star Game Home Run Derby. MLB has put together video of every homer each player has hit this season, but before we watch them, let's let the players warm up a little bit. Here's Stanton taking some batting practice at Milwaukee's Miller Park on Monday. With the extended clip, forward to 1:50 on your counter to see him start hitting balls out of the park entirely. Remember, Miller is only a dome when it wants to be:
Just making sausage. Here's Stanton's complete highlight reel of deeps for 2012 so far:
And now Trumbo, who has a homer every 13.3 at-bats this season:
On the AL side, it'll come down to Trumbo and Jose Bautista. Stanton should be a clear favorite to be the NL's best.
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