(Washington, DC) — Hometown hero Bryce Harper is the 2018 Home Run Derby champion. The Nationals outfielder beat Cubs outfielder Kyle Schwarber 19-18 in the final to claim the title. Harper beat the Dodgers’ Max Muncy 13-12 in the semifinals, while Schwarber edged the Phillies’ Rhys Hoskins 21-20 in the other semi.
Meanwhile, the 2018 MLB All-Star Game is tonight at Nationals Park in Washington, DC. Nationals ace Max Scherzer gets the start for the National League opposite Boston ace Chris Sale for the American League. It’s the fifth time the game is being played in Washington. The all-time series is tied 43-43-and-2.
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