In the semifinals, No. 8 seed Rhys Hoskins, of the Philadelphia Phillies, went first and hit 20 home runs. Schwarber hit his 21st home run in the final seconds.
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Schwarber, who has 18 home runs this season and 64 in his career, said competing in the Home Run Derby was on his bucket list.
“It’s one of those things you grow up watching (Ken) Griffey and (Mark) McGwire,” Schwarber said. “Now that I can do it, it’s a thing you want to do at least once.”
Schwarber’s agent, Jason Romano, was his pitcher.
“He's been throwing to me down in Florida in the off-season,” Schwarber said, “and he's a great dude and well-deserved. I would have picked my dad, but he's a little bit too old.”