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The 2018 Home Run Derby is Bryce Harper's crowning achievement in D.C.

With 80 seconds left on the clock in Monday night’s Home Run Derby and a seemingly insurmountable gulf separating him from Kyle Schwarber‘s gaudy final round tally of 18 homers, Bryce Harper – physically spent and presumably frustrated with his old man’s erratic arm – needed a breather. Moments earlier, “Don’t Stop Believin'” had blared over the PA system at ...

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Scherzer gets nod to start MLB all-star game in home park

Bryce Harper will get to enjoy at least one more grand celebration as a hometown fan favourite at Nationals Park when he trots out to right field at the beginning of Tuesday’s all-star game (7:30 p.m. ET). Harper is batting sixth in his fifth all-star start, the lowest he has been in the National League lineup since the No. 9 spot ...

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Bryce Harper delights home crowd with Home Run Derby win

The ball cleared the center field wall, and the sellout crowd roared. Bryce Harper threw his bat in the air, thrust both index fingers skyward and yelled with delight as a shower of streamers rained upon the crowd of 43,698. It could have been a scene from a playoff game. That it was merely the All-Star Home Run Derby mattered ...

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Harper unleashes late flurry to beat Schwarber in 2018 Home Run Derby

In front of his home crowd, Washington Nationals superstar Bryce Harper staged an impressive rally, unleashing a flurry of late dingers to beat Kyle Schwarber and win the 2018 Home Run Derby. After the Chicago Cubs slugger clobbered 18 homers of his own to start the final round, Harper was put … MLB | theScore

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LIVE NOW: Home Run Derby tracker

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Hometown favorite Bryce Harper and a host of other sluggers take aim at the fences in the T-Mobile Home Run Derby, live on ESPN from Nationals Park. Watch a live simulcast and track every home run in every round by clicking “Continue.”… MLB News Index

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Sorry, home run haters: Old school baseball isn't coming back anytime soon

For those most aghast at the current state of baseball, those who bemoan every homer and roll their eyes at every strikeout (presuming they’re not busy yelling at a cloud), the 2018 Futures Game – easily overlooked by virtue of the fact that it remains indefensibly scheduled for the Sunday afternoon preceding the All-Star break – was a disquieting omen. ...

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theScore's guide to MLB's Home Run Derby, 89th All-Star Game

The Major League Baseball season has reached its unofficial midway point as the All-Star break is upon us. The Home Run Derby will take place Monday at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. before the 89th All-Star Game takes center stage Tuesday. It’s the first time the Nationals will host the Midsummer Classic and the first time the city of Washington ...

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