Stillwater's Holliday Joins Home Run Derby


Monday, July 9th 2007, 1:05 pm
By: News On 6


SAN FRANCISCO (AP) _ Oklahoma native Matt Holliday is being added to Monday's Home Run Derby in San Francisco.

Holliday is from Stillwater and is now with the Colorado Rockies. His father is former OSU baseball coach Tom Holliday.

He has 15 home runs this season and joins Philadelphia's Ryan Howard, Milwaukee's Prince Fielder and St. Louis' Albert Pujols as the National League players in the event.

He replaces Miguel Cabrera who pulled out because of a jammed left shoulder.

The AL players are Minnesota's Justin Morneau, Toronto's Alex Rios, the Angels' Vladimir Guerrero and Detroit's Magglio Ordonez.