Midwest League Home Run Derby participants announced

Bowling Green Hot Rods catcher Brett Sullivan leads the Midwest League with 9 home runs. (Photo by Craig Wieczorkiewicz/The Midwest League Traveler)

Bowling Green Hot Rods catcher Brett Sullivan leads the Midwest League with 9 home runs. (Photo by Craig Wieczorkiewicz/The Midwest League Traveler)

Three players from each division will participate in the home run derby prior to this year’s Midwest League All-Star Game on Tuesday, June 21, at Veterans Memorial Stadium, home of the Cedar Rapids Kernels.

The East All-Stars will be represented by South Bend Cubs outfielder Eloy Jimenez (8 HR), Lansing Lugnuts first baseman Juan Kelly (4 HR) and Bowling Green Hot Rods catcher Brett Sullivan (9 HR).

The West All-Stars will be represented by Wisconsin Timber Rattlers outfielder David Denson (4 HR), Wisconsin Timber Rattlers third baseman Jake Gatewood (7 HR) and Cedar Rapids Kernels outfielder LaMonte Wade (4 HR).

Wisconsin Timber Rattlers outfielder David Denson will participate in the Midwest League Home Run Derby. (Photo by Craig Wieczorkiewicz/The Midwest League Traveler)

Wisconsin Timber Rattlers outfielder David Denson will participate in the Midwest League Home Run Derby. (Photo by Craig Wieczorkiewicz/The Midwest League Traveler)

The Midwest League All-Star Game rosters were announced Tuesday. You can read my three-part series looking at the All-Star players at the following links:

2016 Midwest League All-Star Game starters announced

2016 Midwest League All-Star Game position-player reserves

A look at the 2016 Midwest League All-Star pitchers

The third installment includes my prediction of who will be the starting pitchers for the All-Star Game.

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