Pete Alonso, the New York Mets rookie, outlasted a worn-down fellow rookie Vladimir Guerrero Jr. in the final round of the MLB Home Run Derby on Monday night in Cleveland to take home a prize that nearly doubled his 2019 salary. With just seconds to spare, Alonso connected for a homer to left-center to edge Guerrero 23-22 after the Blue Jays' powerhouse put on a historic display by hitting 91 homers before he ran out of gas following an epic semifinal matchup against Dodgers outfielder Joc Pederson.

Here are some scenes from Monday's Derby:

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