Giancarlo Stanton will reportedly be in the Home Run Derby

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In this space, we post video of the latest jaw-dropping Giancarlo Stanton homer roughly every 72 hours so. It follows, then, that this report pleases us on aesthetic terms ... 

Excelsior! Stanton's 21 homers presently lead the NL (and that's despite his playing his home games in a pitcher's park), and his fly balls and homers this season are averaging more than 300 feet. That is to say, Stanton's presence will be a welcome and fitting one, especially considering the majesty of some of his homers. 

For instance ... 

Now if only Jose Abreu would change his mind ... 

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Dayn Perry has been a baseball writer for CBS Sports since early 2012. Prior to that, he wrote for and He's the author of three books, the most recent being Reggie Jackson: The... Full Bio

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