Howard Falls Short In Semis

Ryan Howard fell short in the semi-finals of the 2009 State Farm Home Run Derby. 

Howard’s seven bombs in the first round were enough to advance him to the second round.  Howard hit eight in the semi-finals, increasing  his total to 15.  However, Prince Fielder and Nelson Cruz edged Howard.

Howard’s longest shot measured at 445 feet.  Fielder won the competition with six homers in the final round.

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