Bryce Harper, the hometown hero last night, slayed the field to win his first Home Run Derby title. Harper is only the third participant ever to win the HR derby while playing on his home field (Todd Frazier at Great American Ballpark and Ryne Sandberg at Wrigley Field). Harper was rockin’ his American attire with the American flag on just about everything he could, including his bat, cleats, headband, sleeve, and socks. Here are the results from last night:

First Round

Jesus Aguilar (1) – 12

Rhys Hoskins (8) – 17

 

Alex Bregman (4) – 15

Kyle Schwarber (5) – 16

 

Bryce Harper (2) – 13

Freddie Freeman (7) – 12

 

Max Muncy (3) – 17

Javier Baez (6) – 16

Semi-Final Round

Rhys Hoskins (8) – 20

Kyle Schwarber (5) – 21

 

Bryce Harper (2) – 13

Max Muncy (3) – 12

Final Round

Bryce Harper (2) – 19

Kyle Schwarber (5) – 18

Harper won in dramatic fashion, hitting 9 home runs in the last minute in what seemed to be one right after another. Although Javier Baez had the farthest hit home run at 479 ft., Harper had the next four, ranging from 465 ft. to 478 ft.

Home Run Totals by Player

Bryce Harper – 44

Kyle Schwarber – 55 (second all-time for a single derby)

Max Muncy – 29

Rhys Hoskins – 37

Javier Baez – 16

Freddie Freeman – 12

Alex Bregman – 15

Jesus Aguilar – 12

Total Home Runs – 220

 

Who were you rooting for this year? Who would you like to see next year in Cleveland? Let us know in the comments!

Photo Credit: Sports Illustrated

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