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2011 Home Run Derby: Robinson Cano Edges Adrian Gonzalez, Wins Derby

Robinson Cano hit a derby record 12 home runs in the final round to claim the 2011 Home Run Derby title, edging out Adrian Gonzalez, who hit 11 long balls in the closing round.

Gonzalez led all batters with nine home runs in the first round, while Cano was a close second with eight homers. David Ortiz, Matt Holliday and Prince Fielder each hit five home runs in the opening round, Jose Bautista and Matt Kemp were the low men, hitting three and two home runs, respectively.

Ortiz and Fielder advanced to the second round over Holliday in the three-way tiebreaker, which was decided by five swings per batter. Fielder hit five home runs in as many swings while Ortiz belted four homers.

Gonzalez smashed 11 homers in the second round, but was outdone by Cano, who hit 12 in the middle round. Ortiz and Fielder were eliminated, as both managed only four homers a piece in the round.

Cano finished the day with 32 home runs while Gonzalez had 31 and Ortiz hit nine.

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