OAKLAND (CBS SF/AP) — Coming up on the All-Star Home Run Derby next week is Oakland Athletics first baseman Matt Olson, who just joined the lineup for the July 12 event at Denver’s Coors Field.
Olson began Tuesday with 20 home runs. He tweeted his participation in the derby before the Athletics played at Houston.READ MORE: Significant Storms Coming To Drought-Parched Northern California; Fire Season May Be Ending
He joins Kansas City catcher Salvador Pérez, Los Angeles Angels pitcher-designated hitter Shohei Ohtani, Baltimore first baseman Trey Mancini, New York Mets first baseman Pete Alonso and Colorado shortstop Trevor Story in the derby.READ MORE: COVID: Low Turnout For Booster Shots Has Santa Clara County Officials Concerned
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