Sunday, April 6, 2014

5 Longest Home Runs of MLB Opening Week

Baseball is back and the bats are in full swing! There have been 159 home runs hit already. The Arizona Diamondbacks have allowed the most HRs in the league, 12, but they have also played the most games. The San Francisco Giants have hit 9 to lead the league.  Mark Trumbo leads the MLB with 5 TrumBOMBS and homered in 4 straight games.  He hit his 100th career home run today.  Brandon Belt has 4, Jose Bautista, Melky Cabrera, Torii Hunter and Alejandro De Aza have 3 each.

The Kansas City Royals are the only team to not put one in the stands.

Citi Field, home of the New York Mets has allowed 15 home runs to lead all parks.

The Astros hit 5 home runs today off Angels pitching (1, 2, 3, 4, 5).

Giancarlo Stanton 484 Feet



This was the longest home run ever at Marlins Park
and the hardest hit HR in the 1st week of the MLB season.
Stanton has 2 home runs on the year.
 

Buster Posey 453 Feet



Posey's first home run of the season broke a tie game in the top of the 9th on Opening Day.
The Giants went on to win 9-8

Todd Frazier 446 Feet



Frazier hit his 2 home runs in a 7-6 loss to the Cardinals.
If you can find where that ball lands, please let me know!

Mark Trumbo 446 Feet



Trumbo's 3rd HR of the season came in a 12-2 loss to the Rockies.

Carlos Gonzalez 443 Feet



Cargo hit this one off the fa├žade of the 3rd deck!

Towering Fly Ball



Brandon Hicks HR traveled higher than any other during the 1st week of baseball

Walk Off Winners

Ike Davis Grandslam

Neil Walker


Coco Crisp

Milestones

Mike Olt First Career Home Run



Evan Longoria Ties Rays Franchise Lead HR Leader Carlos Pena (163)


Miguel Cabrera 2000th Hit



Jimmy Rollins 200th Career HR



* All stats from ESPN Home Run Tracker


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