MLB News – 2022 Home Run Derby

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Oakland A's News: Washington Nationals Juan Soto is 2022 Home Run Derby  champ - Athletics Nation Juan Soto, one of the best hitters in Major League Baseball, added to his already-lengthy resume on Monday night. The 23-year-old Nationals star won the 2022 MLB Home Run Derby, knocking off Mariners rookie Julio Rodríguez in the finals. It’s the first Derby title for Soto, who has been the subject of trade rumors in recent days. Rodríguez had a bit of a coming out party before running into Soto in the finals. He ended Pete Alonso‘s quest for a three-peat in the second round. Alonso had won the event in 2019 and 2021 (there was no Home Run Derby in 2020) and was looking to become the first player ever to win three Derbies in a row. Alonso, however, couldn’t match Rodríguez’s 31 homers. Read more at:  (Dayn Perry/CBS MLB)


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