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Adam Wainwright joins all the #PitchersWhoRake who want in on the T-Mobile Home Run Derby

PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 10: Adam Wainwright #50 of the St. Louis Cardinals celebrates after hitting a two RBI double in the twelfth inning during the game against the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park on June 10, 2016 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images) (Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Madison Bumgarner. Jake Arrieta. Now, hot off his pinch-hit go-ahead double on Friday, Adam Wainwright has joined the growing call of pitchers who want to prove that they can mash dingers with the best of MLB in the T-Mobile Home Run Derby:

"What?" you might say. "That's preposterous! Pitchers don't belong in the Home Run Derby!" Well, Wainwright politely disagrees:

And his entry makes three now, officially turning this into a trend. Bumgarner submitted his application with a Derby-worthy BP session:

And Arrieta's 440-footer from April speaks for itself:

Basically, it's getting exceedingly difficult to keep 'em out. Together, Bumgarner, Arrieta and Wainwright have 23 career home runs, they've all homered this season, and have no time for objections:

At this rate, if they don't get into the regular Home Run Derby, they may just start their own.