The Home Run Derby is back, and the stage is set for a hard-hitting, high-flying, mile-high event.We now know the full field of eight competitors for baseball’s big fly bonanza, which will take place tonight at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN at Denver’s Coors Field, ahead of Tuesday’s All-Star Game.
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Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred announced Monday that the league is committing $100 million to $150 million to the Players Alliance over the next 10 years in an unprecedented financial effort to increase Black representation and build a more inclusive environment in the sport.
The commitment begins with $10 million in league funding beginning in 2023, with the potential for $5 million more each year in matched contributions for other Players Alliance fundraising. The Players Alliance is nonprofit organization of more than 150 current and former Black big leaguers focused on social justice issues.