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Milwaukee's Fielder wins home run derby

St. Louis, July 13: Milwaukee first baseman Prince Fielder won the 2009 Home Run Derby Monday, beating Texas outfielder Nelson Cruz in the final round.

Fielder, 25, became the first Milwaukee player win the Derby, held on the eve of Tuesday's All-Star Game. He had six homers in the final round to five for Cruz.

Fielder led the way with 17 homers going to the final round, while Cruz had 16.

Fielder totaled 23 homers for the night, while Cruz had 21.

Philadelphia first baseman Ryan Howard, the 2006 champion, had 15 total homers.