Harper would go on to hit a HR Derby walk off with the title in his bonus 30-second round.
Update: Harper advanced to the semifinals by hitting six homers of more than 440 feet, downing Freeman, 13-12. With only four minutes to match Schwarber's total, he hit but four home runs in his first 1:42. Outfield seats come at a premium for the derby, as they yield the opportunity of catching home run balls.
For the uninitiated, the Home Run Derby has its roots in a 1960 made-for-television show of the same name, in which players competed in nine-inning "games" to hit the most home runs.
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No. 4 seed Alex Bregman vs.
This would be a good time point out that the Home Run Derby doesn't really matter and is created to be fun and entertaining.
With 24 home runs this season, Aguilar was the top seed and faced Philadelphia Phillies slugger Rhys Hoskins in the opening round. "I told him I'd like him to throw to me and things like that and talked to him a little bit today". At the same time, it's the Home Run Derby.
Chandler owns Chandler Bats and made this bat for Hoskins, as well as one for derby favorite Bryce Harper. Harper responded with a performance that drew the loudest cheers of the night at Nationals Park. Muncy followed with another victory by one, 17-16, over Javier Baez of the Cubs. The event simply lacked the kind of star power that it regularly featured in the past, which might not bode well for the future.