Second-seeded Aaron Judge of the New York Yankees beat fifth-seeded Miguel Sano of the Minnesota Twins 11-10 on Monday in the final of the Home Run Derby.
Judge beat Cody Bellinger in the semifinals, 13-12. It was a matchup of the probable favorites to win the AL and NL rookie of the year awards this season. Judge leads the majors with 30 home runs for the Yankees; Bellinger has 25 home runs this season for the Los Angeles Dodgers.
The Yankees have had three previous Home Run Derby champions — Tino Martinez in 1997, Jason Giambi in 2002 and Robinson Cano in 2011.
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Sano knocked off Judge's Yankees teammate, Gary Sanchez, in the semifinals.