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Oakland A's Josh Donaldson added to Home Run Derby field

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Minneapolis, MN - Josh Donaldson will be busy during baseball's All-Star break.

The Oakland A's All-Star third baseman will be part of Monday's Home Run Derby. Donaldson will other American League sluggers including Toronto's Jose Bautista, Minnesota's Brian Dozier, Baltimore's Adam Jones and Oakland teammate Yoenis Cespedes.

Bautista used his captain's pick to add Donaldson to the team. Donaldson will also play in Tuesday's All-Star Game.

The National League will be represented in the Home Run Derby by Colorado's Troy Tulowitzki and Justin Morneau, Florida's Giancarlo Stanton, Los Angeles' Yasiel Puig and Cincinnati's Todd Frazier.

It will be Donaldson's first time participating in any Major League All-Star event.

The former Auburn Tiger leads all Major League third baseman with 20 home runs.

This year's All-Star festivities are hosted by Target Field in Minnesota. The Home Run Derby is Monday night at 7 central time.

The MLB All-Star Game is Tuesday at 7:00 p.m central.

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