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Wil Myers' T-Mobile Home Run Derby experience included getting plunked by his own brother

Wil Myers got to live the dream on Monday night: Not only did he get to participate in his first T-Mobile Home Run Derby in front of a supportive hometown crowd, but he got his brother to throw to him. Life goals accomplished? Check. Family? Check. Dingers? Check times 10. It's a script even Hollywood couldn't come up with.

... well, except for the "getting plunked with a batting practice fastball within 30 seconds" part:


Myers acquitted himself well in his inaugural Derby voyage, hitting 10 dingers but falling by one in a nail-biting first round matchup with Adam Duvall. The real moral of the story, though: If there's one thing we've learned from the new Derby format, it's that family can't be trusted.