Entering the night, Hoskins was 11/2 to win the derby, per Bovada.
Nats' right fielder Bryce Harper said at a press conference via NBC Washington that he hopes that he will be sticking around D.C. for the foreseeable future, largely for his love of Nationals manager Dave Martinez. At least according to many Cubs fans.
Update III: Harper outhomered Schwarber 19-18 to win the Home Run Derby.
Ultimately, though, a gassed Schwarber couldn't quite take down Harper, but man did he make it fun in the process.
Hoskins downed Aguilar 17-12. And in each case, he went on a tear, hitting 12 homers after the breather in both rounds.
Harper advanced to the final with an astonishing spree of long-ball hitting.
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Harper eliminated Muncy to reach the final against Schwarber. He hit six homers measured at more than 440 feet, the most of any competitor.
Bryce Harper won Monday's Home Run Derby in dramatic fashion at his home ballpark, but it left a sour taste in the mouth of another fan base.
Chandler also made bats for last year's Home Run Derby victor, Aaron Judge.
The record of opportunities for excellence available, yet never fully seized, loomed over Harper's Home Run Derby performance.
Of Hoskins' 37 homers against Phillies minor-league infield coordinator Chris Truby, the longest was a 466-foot shot in the semifinals, according to MLB Statcast. However, Schwarber hit a hot streak and edged him out with time to spare.