EVERETT, Wash. – The Everett AquaSox will host the Northwest League All-Star Home Run Derby, presented by Safeco Insurance, prior to the NWL All-Star Game on this coming Tuesday, August 6. The Derby will feature nine of the best power hitters in the league.

Each hitter will represent one of the Derby’s nine presenting Safeco agencies. Each agency’s charity of choice will receive a donation based on their assigned hitter’s performance. The pairings of hitters, agencies and charities are as follows: 





Yasiel Balaguert


Lovsted Worthington Insurance

Northshore YMCA Youth Program

Sean Dwyer


Marysville Anderson Insurance

Everett Boys & Girls Club

Kevin Torres


McClain Insurance Services

Everett Public Schools Foundation

L.B. Dantzler


Mosaic Insurance Alliance

Little Red School House

Justin Seager


Robert D. Gregg & Sons, Inc.               

Alderwood Little League

Phillips Castillo


Sea Mountain Insurance Brokers

Hand in Hand

Trae Santos



Independence Guide Dogs

Yogey Perez-Ramos


Thomas & Associates Insurance

CampFire USA Snohomish County

Sam Eberle


Whitfield United - Leavitt 

Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County

The derby has two rounds, with the top three mashers from the opening round advancing to the final. The winner earns $2500 for his sponsor’s charity and pockets a $500 bonus. The other hitters in the competition will earn between $100 and $1000 for their charity.

The All-Star festivities include the All-Star Luncheon, All-Star Fan Fest, Home Run Derby and the league’s first All-Star Game since 2004. This annual event will rotate between the Northwest League teams, and will not be back in Everett for eight years.

Limited tickets to the 2013 NWL All-Star Game are still available online at aquasox.com/allstargame, over the phone or in person at the AquaSox offices. For more information on all of the All-Star events, please call 425-258-3673 or visit www.aquasox.com/allstargame.