2022 MLB Home Run Derby Participants: Who's in the Home Run Derby?
MLB's All-Star Week festivities are fast approaching, and hype is building for the 2022 Home Run Derby. It should be an explosive night full of stars converging on Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, CA.
Home Run Derby 2022
Here's everything you need to know about the 2022 MLB Home Run Derby.
Who's in the Home Run Derby 2022?
There will be eight contestants in this year's Home Run Derby. As of Tuesday, July 12, four participants have been revealed. This includes the reigning two-time derby champion Pete Alonso, and the future Hall of Famer Albert Pujols, who brings 684 career home runs on his resume.
Home Run Derby Participants 2022
Here's who will participate in the 2022 MLB Home Run Derby:
-Pete Alonso, New York Mets
-Ronald Acuña Jr., Atlanta Braves
-Albert Pujols, St. Louis Cardinals
-Juan Soto, Washington Nationals
-Kyle Schwarber, Philadelphia Phillies
-Julio Rodríguez, Seattle Mariners
-Jose Ramirez, Cleveland Guardians
-Corey Seager, Texas Rangers
Pete Alonso Home Run Derby
Pete Alonso became just the third MLB slugger to win back-to-back Home Run Derby contests in 2021, his second consecutive victory. Much to the approval of baseball fans everywhere, Alonso will look to etch his third straight derby title in the history books. Ken Griffey Jr. is the only other MLB player to own a trio of derby wins.
Kyle Schwarber Home Run Derby
Philadelphia Phillies slugger Kyle Schwarber announced Tuesday on his instagram that he will participate in the 2022 Home Run Derby.
Julio Rodríguez Home Run Derby
Jose Ramirez Home Run Derby
MLB Home Run Derby 2022 Date
The 2022 MLB Home Run Derby will take place on Monday, July 18.
MLB Home Run Derby 2022 Time
The 2022 MLB Home Run Derby will start at 8 p.m. EST on Monday, July 18. The festivities will air live on ESPN.
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