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How to watch 2021 Home Run Derby on TV, via live stream

The 2021 Home Run Derby will once again air on ESPN. We break down how to watch the Monday showcase event.

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Coors Field gets ready for the upcoming MLB All-Star Game on July 7, 2021 in Denver, Colorado. Photo by RJ Sangosti/MediaNews Group/The Denver Post via Getty Images

ESPN will broadcast the 2021 Home Run Derby, featuring Shohei Ohtani, Joey Gallo, Juan Soto, and several of the most successful sluggers in baseball this season. The event gets underway on Monday, July 12 at 8 p.m. ET.

If you aren’t around a TV to check out this All-Star break showcase event, you can stream the Derby via WatchESPN or the ESPN app. But keep in mind that you need a cable-login subscription. If you don’t have a cable login to access ESPN for a live stream, you can get a free trial from YouTube TV, Hulu with Live TV, AT&T TV Now, FuboTV, or Sling TV to stream it.

Ohtani, MLB’s home run leader this season with 32 long balls, is the favorite to win the Derby at +350, according to DraftKings Sportsbook. Rangers slugger Joey Gallo, who’s sixth on the home run list, is next at +450. Pete Alonso, Matt Olson and Salvador Perez round out the top five.

Here’s what the bracket looks like for the first round of the three-round single elimination contest.

(1) Shohei Ohtani vs. (8) Juan Soto
(4) Salvador Perez vs. (5) Pete Alonso

(2) Joey Gallo vs. (7) Trevor Story
(3) Matt Olson vs. (6) Trey Mancini

2021 Home Run Derby

Date: Monday, July 12
Time: 8 p.m. ET
Channel: ESPN
Live stream: WatchESPN, ESPN app