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Vikings’ Barr throws out first pitch, faces McKinnon in HR derby

By dwetmore@1500espn.com

MINNEAPOLIS — Linebacker Anthony Barr and running back Jerick McKinnon wrapped up Vikings minicamp this week. They now have roughly five weeks off before training begins in Mankato.

Despite the time off, the two professional athletes can’t help but be competitive.

Barr was invited to throw out the ceremonial first pitch before Saturday’s Twins game, and McKinnon joined him for a home run derby challenge against Twins mascot T.C. Bear.

They traded playful barbs before the derby, and McKinnon hit a couple over the fence to tie T.C. Bear. Barr didn’t do…

Source: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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