Tag: Home Run Derby

Vlad Guerrero Jr.’s Strong First Round No Match for Sleeveless Cleveland Man’s Backyard Derby

by Alex Poletti

While Vladimir Guerrero Jr. was the star of the show during the first round of the 2019 Home Run Derby, breaking Josh Hamilton’s first-round record, the slugger’s 29 home runs are no match for Franklin Anderson, a Cleveland native, who hit 30 homers in his backyard.

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After Seventh Rejection, Home Run Derby Still Not Taking Hint that Mike Trout Isn’t Interested

by Alex Poletti

After receiving a hard no from Angels outfielder Mike Trout for the seventh year in a row, the T-Mobile Home Run Derby still has not taken the hint that the two-time MVP isn’t interested in participating.

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