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#578533 - 05/09/17 11:01 PM Seriously???
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Originally Posted By: mlb.com
Trumbo tomahawked the high and outside 92-mph fastball from Gio Gonzalez (head up ass, btw) a Statcast-estimated 417 feet. The pitch was also measured at 4.62 feet off the ground, making it the highest pitch hit for a homer in the Pitch Tracking Era (since 2008). The previous highest in pitch tracking history was a Hunter Pence homer on Aug. 23, 2014, at 4.56 feet. (Good Lord). The previous highest in the Statcast Era was 4.38 feet hit by Evan Gattis on July 8, 2015. Honestly, that's just what strong, baseball men do.


This Statcast crap needs to take a permanent rest in oh so many ways before baseball is pidgeon-holed as a sport that only appeals to SABR/stat/pocket protector geeks.
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#579267 - 05/16/17 01:56 PM Re: Seriously??? [Re: hondo9]
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How does any of this kind of info possibly add to anyone's enjoyment of the game?

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#579274 - 05/16/17 04:30 PM Re: Seriously??? [Re: hondo9]
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He hit the sh*t out of that one.
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#579324 - 05/16/17 10:26 PM Re: Seriously??? [Re: 08Cubs]
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#579325 - 05/16/17 10:27 PM Re: Seriously??? [Re: 08Cubs]
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In other words, Harper hit the sh*t out of that one.
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#579405 - 05/17/17 03:08 PM Re: Seriously??? [Re: 08Cubs]
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Originally Posted By: 08Cubs
(insert name) hit the sh*t out of that one.


Precisely. Nuff said.
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#579531 - 05/19/17 08:09 PM Re: Seriously??? [Re: hondo9]
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Gio head up ass.
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#579630 - 05/22/17 01:10 AM Re: Seriously??? [Re: 08Cubs]
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Quote:
Brent Maguire @bmags94
Danny Espinosa has struck out 50 times in 144 plate appearances. He currently has a 40 wRC+.
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