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Home Run Derby 2019

Scenes from MLB's 2019 Home Run Derby on Monday at Progressive Field in Cleveland.

Mets' rookie Pete Alonso won the Derby, beating Blue Jays rookie Vladimir Guerrero Jr.

Mets first baseman Pete Alonso celebrates winning the
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Mets first baseman Pete Alonso celebrates winning the Home Run Derby on Monday in Cleveland.

Pete Alonso, of the New York Mets, reacts
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Pete Alonso, of the New York Mets, reacts during the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 8, 2019, in Cleveland. The MLB baseball All-Star Game will be played Tuesday. 

Pete Alonso, of the New York Mets, watches
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Pete Alonso, of the New York Mets, watches his hit during the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 8, 2019, in Cleveland. The MLB baseball All-Star Game will be played Tuesday.

Vladimir Guerrero Jr., of the Toronto Blue Jays,
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Vladimir Guerrero Jr., of the Toronto Blue Jays, holds the son of Ketel Marte, of the Arizona Diamondbacks, during the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 8, 2019, in Cleveland. The MLB baseball All-Star Game will be played Tuesday. 

Pete Alonso, of the New York Mets, reacts
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Pete Alonso, of the New York Mets, reacts after hitting during the first round in the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 8, 2019, in Cleveland. The MLB baseball All-Star Game will be played Tuesday. 

Vladimir Guerrero Jr., left, of the Toronto Blue
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Vladimir Guerrero Jr., left, of the Toronto Blue Jays, is greeted by Carlos Santana, of the Cleveland Indians, after Guerrero Jr. hit during the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 8, 2019, in Cleveland. The MLB baseball All-Star Game will be played Tuesday. 

Vladimir Guerrero Jr., of the Toronto Blue Jays,
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Vladimir Guerrero Jr., of the Toronto Blue Jays, reacts during the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 8, 2019, in Cleveland. The MLB baseball All-Star Game will be played Tuesday. 

Pete Alonso, of the New York Mets, is
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Pete Alonso, of the New York Mets, is congratulated by Carlos Santana, of the Cleveland Indians, during the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 8, 2019, in Cleveland. The MLB baseball All-Star Game will be played Tuesday. 

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Minnesota Twins Jake Odorizzi (C) during the national anthem at the MLB All-Star T-Mobile Home Run Derby at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio on July 8, 2019. 

Vladimir Guerrero Jr., right, of the Toronto Blue
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Vladimir Guerrero Jr., right, of the Toronto Blue Jays, is congratulated by Joc Pederson, of the Los Angeles Dodgers, during the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 8, 2019, in Cleveland. The MLB baseball All-Star Game will be played Tuesday.

Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Toronto Blue Jays, reacts during
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Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Toronto Blue Jays, reacts during the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 8, 2019, in Cleveland. The MLB baseball All-Star Game will be played Tuesday.

Pete Alonso, of the New York Mets, hits
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Pete Alonso, of the New York Mets, hits during the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 8, 2019, in Cleveland. The MLB baseball All-Star Game will be played Tuesday. 

Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Toronto Blue Jays, reacts after
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Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Toronto Blue Jays, reacts after hitting a home run during the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 8, 2019, in Cleveland. The MLB baseball All-Star Game will be played Tuesday. 

Joc Pederson, of the Los Angeles Dodgers, reacts
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Joc Pederson, of the Los Angeles Dodgers, reacts during the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 8, 2019, in Cleveland. The MLB baseball All-Star Game will be played Tuesday. 

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Los Angeles Dodgers Joc Pederson hits a home run ball during the MLB All-Star T-Mobile Home Run Derby first round at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio on July 8, 2019. 

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Oakland Athletics Matt Chapman during the MLB All-Star T-Mobile Home Run Derby introductions at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio on July 8, 2019. 

Pete Alonso, of the New York Mets, is
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Pete Alonso, of the New York Mets, is congratulated by Ketel Marte, of the Arizona Diamondbacks, after Alonso hit during the first round in the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 8, 2019, in Cleveland. The MLB baseball All-Star Game will be played Tuesday. 

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\New York Mets Pete Alonso (R) hugs Cleveland Indians Carlos Santana (L) during the MLB All-Star T-Mobile Home Run Derby introductions at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio on July 8, 2019. 

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Oakland Athletics Matt Chapman (R) greets Toronto Blue Jays Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (L) during MLB All-Star T-Mobile Home Run Derby introductions at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio on July 8, 2019. 

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Former Cleveland Indians All-Star Jim Thome (L) greets Houston Astros Alex Bregman (R) during the MLB All-Star T-Mobile Home Run Derby at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio on July 8, 2019. 

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Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw (L) and his son Charley Kershaw at home plate before the start of the MLB All-Star T-Mobile Home Run Derby at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio on July 8, 2019. 

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MLB Commissioner Robert D. Manfred Jr. during the MLB All-Star T-Mobile Home Run Derby at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio on July 8, 2019. 

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Toronto Blue Jays Vladimir Guerrero Jr. follows through during the MLB All-Star T-Mobile Home Run Derby first round at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio on July 8, 2019. 

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Former Cleveland Indians All-Star Jim Thome throws out the first pitch during the MLB All-Star T-Mobile Home Run Derby first round at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio on July 8, 2019. 

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Pittsburgh Pirates Josh Bell during the MLB All-Star T-Mobile Home Run Derby introductions at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio on July 8, 2019. 

Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Toronto Blue Jays, hugs Matt
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Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Toronto Blue Jays, hugs Matt Chapman, of the Oakland Athletics, during the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 8, 2019, in Cleveland. The MLB baseball All-Star Game will be played Tuesday. 

CLEVELAND, OHIO - JULY 08: Joc Pederson of
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Joc Pederson of the Los Angeles Dodgers competes in the T-Mobile Home Run Derby at Progressive Field on July 08, 2019 in Cleveland, Ohio. 

Ronald Acuna Jr., of the Atlanta Braves, hits
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Ronald Acuna Jr., of the Atlanta Braves, hits during the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 8, 2019, in Cleveland. The MLB baseball All-Star Game will be played Tuesday.

Alex Bregman, of the Houston Astros, hugs Joc
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Alex Bregman, of the Houston Astros, hugs Joc Pederson, of the Los Angeles Dodgers, during the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 8, 2019, in Cleveland. The MLB baseball All-Star Game will be played Tuesday.

Alex Bregman, of the Houston Astros, reacts during
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Alex Bregman, of the Houston Astros, reacts during the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 8, 2019, in Cleveland. The MLB baseball All-Star Game will be played Tuesday.

Fans battle for a home run ball hit
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Fans battle for a home run ball hit by Vladimir Guerrero Jr., of the Toronto Blue Jays, during the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 8, 2019, in Cleveland. The MLB baseball All-Star Game will be played Tuesday.

Vladimir Guerrero Jr., of the Toronto Blue Jays,
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Vladimir Guerrero Jr., of the Toronto Blue Jays, hits during the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 8, 2019, in Cleveland. The MLB baseball All-Star Game will be played Tuesday. 

Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Toronto Blue Jays, hits during
Credit: AP/Tony Dejak

Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Toronto Blue Jays, hits during the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 8, 2019, in Cleveland. The MLB baseball All-Star Game will be played Tuesday. 

Matt Chapman, of the Oakland Athletics, hits during
Credit: AP/Tony Dejak

Matt Chapman, of the Oakland Athletics, hits during the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 8, 2019, in Cleveland. The MLB baseball All-Star Game will be played Tuesday.

Matt Chapman, of the Oakland Athletics, hugs Vladimir
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Matt Chapman, of the Oakland Athletics, hugs Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Toronto Blue Jays, during the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 8, 2019, in Cleveland. The MLB baseball All-Star Game will be played Tuesday. 

Carlos Santana, of the Cleveland Indians, hugs Pete
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Carlos Santana, of the Cleveland Indians, hugs Pete Alonso, of the New York Mets, during the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 8, 2019, in Cleveland. The MLB baseball All-Star Game will be played Tuesday. 

Joc Pederson, of the Los Angeles Dodgers, hits
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Joc Pederson, of the Los Angeles Dodgers, hits during the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 8, 2019, in Cleveland. The MLB baseball All-Star Game will be played Tuesday.

Mike Trout, left, of the Los Angeles Angels,
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Mike Trout, left, of the Los Angeles Angels, talks with Vladimir Guerrero Jr., of the Toronto Blue Jays, during the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 8, 2019, in Cleveland. The MLB baseball All-Star Game will be played Tuesday. 

Gerrit Cole, of the Houston Astros, watches during
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Gerrit Cole, of the Houston Astros, watches during the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 8, 2019, in Cleveland. The MLB baseball All-Star Game will be played Tuesday.

Francisco Lindor, of the Cleveland Indians, right, talks
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Francisco Lindor, of the Cleveland Indians, right, talks with former Cleveland Indians' player Jim Thome during the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 8, 2019, in Cleveland. The MLB baseball All-Star Game will be played Tuesday. 

Alex Bregman, of the Houston Astros, hits during
Credit: AP/Ron Schwane

Alex Bregman, of the Houston Astros, hits during the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 8, 2019, in Cleveland. The MLB baseball All-Star Game will be played Tuesday. 

Joc Pederson, of the Los Angeles Dodgers, hits
Credit: AP/Ron Schwane

Joc Pederson, of the Los Angeles Dodgers, hits during the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 8, 2019, in Cleveland. The MLB baseball All-Star Game will be played Tuesday. 

Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Toronto Blue Jays, hits during
Credit: AP/Ron Schwane

Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Toronto Blue Jays, hits during the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 8, 2019, in Cleveland. The MLB baseball All-Star Game will be played Tuesday. 

Carlos Santana, of the Cleveland Indians, watches with
Credit: AP/John Minchillo

Carlos Santana, of the Cleveland Indians, watches with his family during the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 8, 2019, in Cleveland. The MLB baseball All-Star Game will be played Tuesday. 

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