Possible Duvall-Frazier matchup looms in HR Derby


Baltimore Orioles' Mark Trumbo, center, is greeted by teammates after he scored on a double hit by Ryan Flaherty during the second inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Wednesday, July 6, 2016, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)


Los Angeles Dodgers' Corey Seager, right, hits a triple with Baltimore Orioles catcher Matt Wieters, left, watching during the seventh inning of a baseball game in Los Angeles, Monday, July 4, 2016. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)


Miami Marlins Giancarlo Stanton watches his eighth-inning, three-run, home run in a baseball game against the New York Mets, Tuesday, July 5, 2016, in New York. It was Stanton's second home run of the game. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)


NEW YORK (AP) — Defending champion Todd Frazier and majors homer leader Mark Trumbo lead the field for Monday’s All-Star Home Run Derby in San Diego.

Frazier, second in the American League with 23 homers, will take on Colorado’s Carlos Gonzalez in the first round, while Trumbo — the No. 1 seed and current major league leader with 26 — faces the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Corey Seager.

Cincinnati’s Adam Duvall is paired with the host Padres’ Wil Myers and Seattle’s Robinson Cano will go against Miami’s Giancarlo Stanton in the other matchups. The Trumbo-Seager winner will face Cano or Stanton in the semifinals, while the Frazier-Gonzalez winner will go against Duvall or Myers.

Brackets were based on season home run totals through Wednesday.

Each batter gets four minutes per round. A batter may call a 45-second timeout in each of the first two rounds, and two in the final. Players can earn 30 seconds of bonus time with two homers of 440 feet or more.

Baltimore Orioles’ Mark Trumbo, center, is greeted by teammates after he scored on a double hit by Ryan Flaherty during the second inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Wednesday, July 6, 2016, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
http://wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_111279696-2bab49cd5c9c407d99f3f7c9f53acc5f.jpgBaltimore Orioles’ Mark Trumbo, center, is greeted by teammates after he scored on a double hit by Ryan Flaherty during the second inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Wednesday, July 6, 2016, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Los Angeles Dodgers’ Corey Seager, right, hits a triple with Baltimore Orioles catcher Matt Wieters, left, watching during the seventh inning of a baseball game in Los Angeles, Monday, July 4, 2016. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
http://wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_111279696-86af784bb07d496ab76df33702aa44c0.jpgLos Angeles Dodgers’ Corey Seager, right, hits a triple with Baltimore Orioles catcher Matt Wieters, left, watching during the seventh inning of a baseball game in Los Angeles, Monday, July 4, 2016. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

Miami Marlins Giancarlo Stanton watches his eighth-inning, three-run, home run in a baseball game against the New York Mets, Tuesday, July 5, 2016, in New York. It was Stanton’s second home run of the game. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
http://wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_111279696-c251aa3be27c478e8f762556aa57508d.jpgMiami Marlins Giancarlo Stanton watches his eighth-inning, three-run, home run in a baseball game against the New York Mets, Tuesday, July 5, 2016, in New York. It was Stanton’s second home run of the game. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
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