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New York Yankees' Aaron Judge smiles as he competes during the MLB baseball All-Star Home Run Derby, Monday, July 10, 2017, in Miami. (Lynne Sladky/AP)
New York Yankees' Aaron Judge smiles as he competes during the MLB baseball All-Star Home Run Derby, Monday, July 10, 2017, in Miami. (Lynne Sladky/AP)
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New York Yankees rookie Aaron Judge put on a performance for the ages in Monday night's Home Run Derby in Miami. He hit a total of 47 home runs that traveled a combined distance of more than 3.5 miles. Tonight, Judge will be a starter on the American League team in the MLB All-Star Game.

Here & Now's Meghna Chakrabarti talks with sports analyst Mike Pesca (@pescami), host of the daily podcast The Gist, about this amazing young player.

This segment aired on July 11, 2017.

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