Mets' rookie slams way to home run derby title

Sports | AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE 10 Jul 2019

New York Mets rookie Pete Alonso blasted his way to victory in Major League Baseball's Home Run Derby, hitting 23 homers to defeat Toronto Blue Jays slugger Vladimir Guerrero Jr in the final.

Alonso beat fellow rookie Guerrero with a nerveless display of power hitting to claim the US$1 million (HK$7.8 million) prize at Cleveland's Progressive Field.

Alonso, 24, is only the second rookie to win the derby duel following Aaron Judge's victory for the New York Yankees in 2017.

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