Baseball’s top sluggers will hit their moonshots during the twilight of Colorado’s Coors Field, home of the Colorado Rockies on the day before the All-Star Game.
Mets first baseman Pete Alonso won the 2019 event. He became the sixth right-handed hitter in the past seven years to win the title.
The 2021 Home Run Derby candidates:
Bracket Left side:
- Angels’ Shohei Ohtani (1) vs. Nationals’ Juan Soto (8)
- Royals’ Salvador Perez (4) vs. Mets’ Pete Alonso (5)
Bracket Right side:
- Rangers’ Joey Gallo (2) vs. Rockies’ Trevor Story (7)
- Athletics’ Matt Olson (3) vs. Orioles’ Trey Mancini (6)