2015 Home Run Derby by the numbers

2015 Home Run Derby by the numbers

The new format for the Gillette Home Run Derby presented by Head & Shoulders led to an unforgettable power display on Monday night at Cincinnati's Great American Ball Park.

Hometown hero Todd Frazier led the way en route to winning the bracket-style tournament in dramatic fashion, but he and the other seven participants racked up some impressive numbers along the way. Here's a quick breakdown of this year's event, by the final numbers:

Reds star Frazier KO's Derby field

• The eight participants combined to hit 67,087 feet of home runs, which equates to approximately 12.7 miles. That's longer than the distance between Wrigley Field and U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago (8.3 miles) and nearly twice the distance that separates New York's Yankee Stadium and Citi Field (6.5 miles).

• Though he had the unfortunate draw of facing eventual finalist Joc Pederson in the first round, Orioles slugger Manny Machado finished the night with the longest average distance (431.6 feet) on his 12 home runs. In fact, three of the four highest averages belonged to players eliminated in the first round, with Prince Fielder (430.9 feet) and Kris Bryant (427.1 feet) checking in behind Machado.

It wasn't simply a result of the other players' averages being plagued by fatigue in the later rounds either, as Machado's average was also the best among all first-round averages. Not to mention, Pederson actually averaged a longer distance on his second-round homers (431 feet) than his first-round dingers (426 feet).

Machado jacks 12 homers

• When all was said and done, Frazier and Pederson had hit an identical 39 homers, though Pederson's 39 homers traveled a bit farther in total distance. Pederson hit 16,640 feet (3.15 miles) of homers, while Frazier tallied 16,341 feet (3.09 miles) with his 39 long balls.

Pederson's 14 homers

• The 159 total home runs in the Derby are 35 more than the MLB-leading Astros have hit all season and 102 more than the 30th-place Braves. Last season, only the Orioles, Rockies, Blue Jays and Astros topped 159 homers.

Justice: Home Run Derby had magical feel

• Those 159 homers are also more than twice as many as the 78 that were hit in last year's Home Run Derby at Minnesota's Target Field.

• Thanks to the new format, even the hitter with the lowest homer total for the night, Anthony Rizzo, still managed eight homers in falling to Josh Donaldson in the first round. By comparison, only three of 10 competitors hit more than eight during last year's Derby.

• Frazier's 39 homers were nearly four times as many as he hit in last year's contest (10), when he also made it to the finals before losing to Yoenis Cespedes.

Frazier's winning homer

• Building off that last one, Frazier joined some elite company by not only winning the Home Run Derby in his home ballpark, but also doing so just one year after finishing as the runner-up. He joined Ryne Sandberg (1990) as the only players to win the Derby in their home own stadium and Ken Griffey Jr. ('94) as the only participants to win it just one year after finishing second.

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