Statcast your bracket predictions; tracking the T-Mobile Home Run Derby bracket

MLBAM also unveils new version of MLB.com Home Run Derby mobile video game

With the official brackets unveiled, it's time to analyze the matchups and make predictions as to which of the eight T-Mobile Home Run Derby participants will survive the bracket and take this year's title. MLB.com Statcast powered by Amazon Web Services is here to help fans and analysts make those predictions and win their bracket challenges by putting MLBAM's tracking technology data to work, based on the home runs hit by the eight participants so far in 2016. All distances during the T-Mobile Home Run Derby on Monday, July 11 from Petco Park in San Diego will be measured using Statcast powered by Amazon Web Services.

 

TOP 10 HOME RUN DISTANCES - (HRD PARTICIPANTS ONLY)

 

1.      475' - Giancarlo Stanton, MIA (5/6 - Watch/Embed)
2.      462' - Giancarlo Stanton, MIA (4/30 - Watch/Embed)
3.      459' - Carlos Gonzalez, COL (5/30 - Watch/Embed)
4.      458' - Mark Trumbo, BAL (6/2 - Watch/Embed)
5.      457' - Adam Duvall, CIN (5/22 - Watch/Embed)
6.      456' - Carlos Gonzalez, COL (5/29 - Watch/Embed)
7.      455' - Carlos Gonzalez, COL (6/26 - Watch/Embed)
8.      454' - Carlos Gonzalez, COL (6/2 - Watch/Embed)
9.      454' - Giancarlo Stanton, MIA (7/6 - Watch/Embed)
10.  453' - Wil Myers, SD (4/9 - Watch/Embed)

 

 
TOP 10 EXIT VELOCITY HR (MPH) - (HRD PARTICIPANTS ONLY)

 

1.      117.4 - Carlos Gonzalez, COL (4/4 - Watch/Embed)
2.      116.8 - Giancarlo Stanton, MIA (4/30 - Watch/Embed)
3.      115.5 - Giancarlo Stanton, MIA (6/28 - Watch/Embed)
4.      115.3 - Giancarlo Stanton, MIA (7/5 - Watch/Embed)
5.      114.8 - Mark Trumbo, BAL (6/2 - Watch/Embed)
6.      113.8 - Mark Trumbo, BAL (7/8 - Watch/Embed)
7.      113.4 - Mark Trumbo, BAL (6/4 - Watch/Embed)
8.      113.2 - Wil Myers, SD (6/16 - Watch/Embed)
9.      113.1 - Giancarlo Stanton, MIA (7/6 - Watch/Embed)
10.  112.9 - Giancarlo Stanton, MIA (7/6 - Watch/Embed)

 

 

 
TRACKING THE MATCHUPS
1. Mark Trumbo (BAL) v. 8. Corey Seager (LAD)
Trumbo - HR: 27; Longest: 458' (June 2); Top Exit Velocity HR: 114.8 mph (June 2)
Seager- HR: 17; Longest: 440' (June 13); Top Exit Velocity HR: 109.9 mph (May 31) 
2. Todd Frazier (CWS) v. 7. Carlos Gonzalez (COL)
Frazier - HR: 24; Longest: 427' (May 31); Top Exit Velocity HR: 109.4 mph (May 14)
Gonzalez - HR: 18; Longest: 459' (May 30); Top Exit Velocity HR: 117.4 mph (April 4)
3. Adam Duvall (CIN) v. 6. Wil Myers (SD)
Duvall - HR: 22; Longest: 457' (May 22); Top Exit Velocity HR: 110.3 mph (May 22)
Myers - HR: 19; Longest: 453' (April 9); Top Exit Velocity HR: 113.2 mph (June 16)
4. Robinson Cano (SEA) v. 5. Giancarlo Stanton (MIA)
Cano - HR: 20; Longest: 427' (June 9); Top Exit Velocity HR: 109.9 mph (April 4)
Stanton - HR: 19; Longest: 475' (May 6); Top Exit Velocity HR: 116.8 mph (April 30)
 
PETCO PARK HRs - 2016
Top Exit Velocity HR (bold designates a 2016 HRD participant)
  1. 113.2 mph - Wil Myers, San Diego, June 16
  2. 111.9 mph - Wil Myers, San Diego, April 19
  3. 111.4 mph - Carlos Gonzalez, Colorado, June 5
  4. 110.7 mph - Yoenis Cespedes, New York (NL), May 5
  5. 110.6 mph - Nelson Cruz, Seattle, June 2
  6. 110.1 mph - Matt Kemp, San Diego, June 3
  7. 109.8 mph - Matt Kemp, San Diego, May 17
  8. 109.6 mph - Robinson Cano, Seattle, June 1
  9. 108.8 mph - Melvin Upton Jr., San Diego, July 2
  10. 108.8 mph - Melvin Upton Jr., San Diego, June 28
 
Longest HR (bold designates a 2016 HRD participant)
  1. 465' - Melvin Upton Jr., San Diego, June 28
  2. 451' - Matt Kemp, San Diego, June 3
  3. 445' - Nelson Cruz, Seattle, June 2
  4. 444' - Mark Teixeira, New York (AL), July 3
  5. 443' - Carlos Gonzalez, Colorado, June 5
  6. 438' - Jedd Gyorko, St. Louis, April 23
  7. 438' - Christian Betancourt, San Diego, May 8
  8. 437' - Melvin Upton Jr., San Diego, July 2
  9. 431' - Matt Kemp, San Diego, April 20
  10. 430' - Randal Grichuk, St. Louis, April 22
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The New Multi Award-Winning MLB.com Home Run Derby 16 Mobile Video Game
MLBAM has updated its popular mobile game, MLB.com Home Run Derby 16, with this year's eight participants and the official bracket for fans to compete in the T-Mobile Home Run Derby from Petco Park, home of the San Diego Padres.
This latest version of the game is available as a free download on the Apple App Store and Google Play and includes multiple ballparks, highlighted by its HD re-creations of Petco Park and three new ballparks for 2016 (AT&T Park in San Francisco, Fenway Park in Boston and Yankee Stadium, circa 2008, in New York). Fans may play in both single player and multiplayer modes for a chance to capture the Home Run Derby crown, reach the top of the worldwide leaderboards, compete against more than 8.5 million game players in daily tournaments and earn valuable upgrades.
MLB.com Home Run Derby 16 delivers an action-packed baseball experience unlike any other on mobile platforms with unparalleled graphics, user-friendly controls and sound. This year's version also includes hi res renderings of more than 50 participants from the 2010-2016 Home Run Derby competitions.
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FEATURES FOR MLB.com HOME RUN DERBY:
MULTIPLAYER DERBY MODE
·          Enter the authentic T-Mobile Home Run Derby tournament
·          Play against MILLIONS in live multiplayer games and daily tournaments
·          Climb the leaderboards competing against the world's best
·          Compete with the 2016 participants
 
 
ARCADE MODE
·          Hit as many home runs as possible before the clock runs out
·          Awesome achievements & ballpark-specific challenges with new ways to earn virtual currency
·          Get rewarded by hitting targets & special magenta and MLBuck baseballs
 
SINGLE PLAYER DERBY MODE
·          Build up skills in an authentic Home Run Derby tournament against the AI
·          Slow-motion cameras, home run announcer "calls" and more
 
The 2016 T-Mobile Home Run Derby, which is part of Gatorade All-Star Workout Day, will be broadcast live on ESPN, MLB.com and the MLB.com At Bat mobile app beginning at 8:00 p.m. (ET) on Monday, July 11. It also will be available on ESPN HD, ESPN Deportes, WatchESPN and ESPN Radio in the U.S. as well as ESPN International. For more information, please visit allstargame.com.