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Pete Alonso dominates Home Run Derby for second straight win

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Nearly every pitch Mets bench coach Dave Jauss threw was in Pete Alonso’s wheelhouse, and the duo made light work of the Home Run Derby for Alonso’s second straight win. Nobody was having more fun than Alonso, who knocked off Salvador Perez, Juan Soto and Trey Mancini to defend his title from 2019. His 35 home runs was the highest total of the first round, helping him beat Royals’ catcher Perez, whose second-best 26 dingers fell victim to the luck of the draw. Alonso was dancing and singing along to the stadium’s booming tunes during his round and letting out some primal polar bear roars after…

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