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Aguilar gears up for Derby with NL-best 24th

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PITTSBURGH -- Jesus Aguilar just keeps crushing baseballs.

One day after being selected to the All-Star Game via Final Vote and named the No. 1 seed in the T-Mobile Home Run Derby, Aguilar added to his impressive resume by launching a mammoth home run beyond the 410-foot sign in left-center field in the Brewers' 6-3 loss to the Pirates at PNC Park on Thursday.

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PITTSBURGH -- Jesus Aguilar just keeps crushing baseballs.

One day after being selected to the All-Star Game via Final Vote and named the No. 1 seed in the T-Mobile Home Run Derby, Aguilar added to his impressive resume by launching a mammoth home run beyond the 410-foot sign in left-center field in the Brewers' 6-3 loss to the Pirates at PNC Park on Thursday.

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His solo shot off right-hander Jameson Taillon tied the game against the Pirates, 1-1 .

The homer was Aguilar's 24th this season, giving him sole ownership of the most home runs in the National League. The 28-year-old slugger entered play on Thursday slashing .307/.375/.638.

The Home Run Derby is scheduled for Monday at 7 p.m. CT on ESPN.

Mason Wittner is a reporter for MLB.com based in Pittsburgh.

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