Juan Soto beats Shohei Ohtani in the home run derby

In the Major League Home Run Derby in its 2021 season, the Dominican Juan Soto, in addition to putting on his show and connecting the longest hit, surpassed in his round the season leader, Shohei Ohtani of the Los Angeles Angelinos.

The American League slugger managed to match the 22 home runs with which the National League’s Dominican Soto started, and then tied it again with six more to reach 28 in the one-minute tiebreaker.
In the Major League Home Run Derby in its 2021 season, the Dominican Juan Soto, in addition to putting on his show and connecting the longest hit, surpassed in his round the season leader, Shohei Ohtani of the Los Angeles Angelinos.

The American League slugger managed to match the 22 home runs with which the National League’s Dominican Soto started, and then tied it again with six more to reach 28 in the one-minute tiebreaker.

In that first half, Soto hit the longest home run recorded by Statcast in the history of the Home Run Derby, a 520-foot blast, surpassing Trevor Story’s 518-foot home run.

 

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