Carlos Gonzales has been picked to represent the National League in this years Home Run Derby. Matt Kemp, the team leader and person in charge of selection, extended the invitation to CarGo last night through the players association representative.
When CarGo was asked, it was a short conversation:
Question: “Are you interested?” Answer: “Heck, yeah!”
CarGo has decided he wants bench coach Tom Runnells to pitch to him for the derby:
He throws great BP, and I think it would mean a lot to have TR there representing the Rockies.
When asked about the Derby from the Post, he gave away his strategy without a second thought:
“I am going to swing hard for the streets…I am excited to get out there.