WATCH LIVE: American Opening Ceremonies and Home Run Derby

Howard Smith-US PRESSWIRE

Because who doesn't enjoy a home-run derby?

The American Athletic Conference baseball tournament kicks-off tonight with an opening ceremony and Home Run Derby featuring a contestant from each of the competing teams. The UConn Huskies will be represented by 6-foot-3, 237 pound Junior Blake Davey, who belted 10 home runs this season and drove in 31 runs.

Rutgers, UCF, Louisville, Houston, Memphis, USF and Temple will have representatives in the contest.

The Opening Ceremonies are expected to include a parade and the announcement of the AAC all-conference teams before the Home Run Derby.

If you are so inclined, you can use the comments section here to discuss the event with your fellow fans.

GO HUSKIES!!

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