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Home Run Derby 2012: Prince Fielder Hits 5 Home Runs In 1st Round

The Detroit Tigers' Prince Fielder has started the 2012 Home Run Derby with five home runs in the first round, including the longest of the night, a 454-foot bomb. He is currently fourth in the standings.

Jose Bautista of the Toronto Blue Jays is No. 1 on the leaderboard with 11 home runs. Bautista hit only four in this event last year.

The St. Louis Cardinals' Carlos Beltran, who led off the event and received cheers upon returning to Kansas City, managed seven.

Mark Trumbo of the Los Angeles Angels is tied with Beltran.

Fielder's performance eliminated the Colorado Rockies' Carlos Gonzalez and the Pittsburgh Pirates' Andrew McCutchen, who each had four.

Matt Kemp managed just one home run. Robinson Cano will finish off the first round.

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