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Pete Alonso Wins Electrifying Home Run Derby - Pro Sports Fandom
Baseball fans enjoy seeing baseballs go out of the ball park. The Home Run Derby took place on Monday night at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio, and it might have been the greatest derby that ever took place. New York Mets first baseman Pete Alonso took down Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Vladimir Guerrero in the final round of the home run derby 23-22. Alonso won the home run derby with 18 seconds remaining and he didn’t need the extra 30 seconds. Pete Alonso also won the $1 million prize. He flipped his bat up in the air in excitement when the final home run occurred. The reason why players would get an extra 30 seconds in this derby is because if they hit at least two home runs over 440 feet, it will be rewarded to them. Alonso was the number two seed in this tournament. He also defeated Cleveland Indians first baseman (7) Carlos Santana in the first-round 14-13 and beat Atlanta Braves outfielder (6) Ronald Acuna Jr. 20-19 in the semifinals. Speaking of the semifinals, the match up between number eight seed Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and number five seed Joc Pederson was bananas. Guerrero Jr. and Pederson [...]