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Omaha Hosts HR Derby

Omaha Hosts HR Derby

The field is set for the College Home Run Derby.  It takes place tomorrow night at 7:30 at TD Ameritrade Park and will be televised on ESPN the following night at 7:00.  Louisiana-Lafayette’s Caleb Adams and South Carolina’s Joey Pankake have been selected to complete the eight-man competition.  Adams led all participants this season with 16 home runs.

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