July 9, 2012; Kansas City, MO, USA; American League first baseman Prince Fielder (middle) of the Detroit Tigers poses with the championship trophy with his sons Jadyn Fielder and Haven Fielder after winning the 2012 Home Run Derby at Kauffman Stadium.
Home Run Derby champ!
American League first baseman Prince Fielder of the Detroit Tigers holds up his trophy after winning the 2012 Home Run Derby at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., on Monday. Fielder tied a final-round record with 12 home runs, outslugging Toronto's Jose Bautista.
Boos for a Yankee
American League infielder Robinson Cano of the New York Yankees, last year's Home Run Derby winner, was roundly booed by the Kansas City crowd, and went homerless in this year's competition. Cano's father Jose, a former major leaguer, pitched to his son and shut him out.
Reclaiming his crown
The Tigers' Prince Fielder becomes only the second player to win multiple titles in the All-Star Home Run Derby (Ken Griffey Jr. won in 1994, 1998 and 1999). Fielder hit eight splash shots into the right-field fountain at Kauffman Stadium, beating Toronto's Jose Bautista 12-7.
That's our dad!
Prince Fielder hugs his children after competing in the final round of the Home Run Derby. The Tigers' slugger hit a total of 28 home runs over three rounds to cap the main event on the eve of the All-Star Game, hitting the long drive of the night at 476 feet.
Homers make him happy
Home Run Derby champ Prince Fielder also won the contest in 2009, when he played for the Milwaukee Brewers.
The Yankees' Robinson Cano, captain of the AL squad and defending Home Run Derby champ, was booed by the Kansas City crowd for not selecting the Royals' Billy Butler for the contest. Cano did not hit any home runs.
Kemp spared from shutout
National Leaguer Matt Kemp of the Los Angeles Dodgers swings during the Home Run Derby Monday. Kemp, who has been rehabbing a left hamstring injury, last played in a major league game on May 30. He made nine outs Monday before hitting his only home run of the night.
American Leaguer Prince Fielder of the Detroit Tigers swings during the Home Run Derby Monday on his way to the title in Kansas City, Mo.
Carrying a big stick
Racing mascot Teddy Roosevelt of the Washington Nationals stops short of the finish line during the 2012 Home Run Derby at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City.
Hall of Famer Hank Aaron waves to the crowd during the All-Star Home Run Derby Monday in Kansas City. Aaron, who hit 755 career home runs, made the All-Star team every year from 1955 to 1975.
National League outfielder Andrew McCutchen of the Pittsburgh Pirates hits during the first round of the 2012 Home Run Derby at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City. McCutchen hit four home runs in the first round and was eliminated.
Long ball fans
Fans get fired up for the MLB All-Star Home Run Derby Monday in Kansas City, Mo.
Trumbo cranks one
American Leaguer Mark Trumbo of the Los Angeles Angels finished the first round with seven home runs, including one off the roof of the Royals Hall of Fame building in left field. Trumbo hit six homers in the second round, the longest at 457 feet.
American Leaguer Jose Bautista of the Toronto Blue Jays led all hitters in the first round with 11 home runs.
Carlos takes a cut
National Leaguer Carlos Beltran of the St. Louis Cardinals finished the first round tied for second with seven dingers.
The Cardinals' Carlos Beltran hit seven home runs in the first round of the Home Run Derby and five in the second round, his longest going 459 feet.
Future home run hitters?
National League hitting coach Mark McGwire and his children watch All-Star baseball batting practice Monday in Kansas City.
Reggie Jackson, who hit 563 career home runs, hugs Kansas City Royals groundskeeper George Toma after Jackson threw out the first pitch before the 2012 Home Run Derby Monday at Kauffman Stadium. Toma, the longtime groundskeeper, will be inducted into the Royals Hall of Fame Aug. 31.
Ned Yost and Chipper Jones
American League coach Ned Yost of the Kansas City Royals hugs National League infielder Chipper Jones of the Atlanta Braves during the 2012 Home Run Derby at Kauffman Stadium. Jones has said he's retiring at the end of this season.
Fans want autographs during MLB All-Star batting practice Monday in Kansas City, Mo.