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Hey, Mike Trout, could we see shots like that in home run derby?
Hey, Mike Trout, could we see shots like that in home run derby?

Mike Trout hit a ball nearly 500 feet here Friday. He is one of the most popular players in baseball, and he should be a natural for the All-Star game home run derby. The captain of the American League team is Jose Bautista of the Toronto Blue Jays. Trout said he has not received an invitation to compete. If he gets an invitation, would he compete? "I don't know," he said. He put on quite a show Friday, hitting what might have been the longest home run in Kauffman Stadium history, on a fastball from former teammate Jason Vargas. The ball splashed down in a fountain high and deep beyond left-center field, and the Royals estimated the distance at 445 feet. That was...

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