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Justin Verlander wants to participate in the Home Run Derby, and we really hope it happens

Justin Verlander throws baseballs 100 mph, won the 2011 AL Cy Young and MVP award and has made five All-Star appearances. What's next? According to his Twitter followers, this year's Home Run Derby ...

 


 

Sounds like JV is into the idea:


 

The write-in campaign is gaining steam:


Fan votes don't determine who participates in the Derby, but maybe exceptions can be made for power like this:

-- Matt Monagan / MLB.com