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Injury will keep Christian Yelich out of the MLB Home Run Derby

Major League Baseball's leader in home runs will no longer be participating in the MLB Home Run Derby.

Brewers outfielder Christian Yelich will be replaced because of a back injury, according to a tweet by the MLB.

Yelich will be replaced by Matt Chapman of the Oakland A's.

Yelich sharing on Twitter his extreme disappointment for missing Monday's Home Run Derby.

He is hopeful he can take part in Tuesday's All Star Game.  Yelich received the most vote for any National League player, currently slated to start in right field.


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