Pujols will take his decades of home runs to the Home Run Derby

Guys won’t be the only ones competing in the 2022 T-Mobile Home Run Derby. Monday night, Dominican Albert Pujols, 42, announced his participation in the home run contest after being Invited to the All-Star Game As a special pick, the 11th Midseason Classic call-up in an illustrious career landed him in the Hall of Fame.

Thus, Pujols joins Pete Alonso of the Mets and Ronald Acuna of the Braves as the top three participants in the 2022 Derby. Pujols, a six-time Silver Slugger winner, has never won a Home Run Festival title, despite being in the finals. 2003, he was hit by Garrett Anderson of the Angels.

This is Pujols’ fourth participation in this competition of gunboats. He last participated in the 2009 edition, when Busch Stadium in San Luis was the venue for the All-Star Game. Pujols has five homers this season and 684 career hits.

Nationals superstar Juan Soto, announced on his Instagram account He will compete in the 2022 T-Mobile Home Run Derby, making his second consecutive appearance in the event.

With his 1,378th extra-base hit Monday night, the 42-year-old surpassed Cardinals legend Stan Musial. Third place all time In that field.

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