Wil Myers hit a long home run today to give the Rays a 2-0 lead over the Twins. The early estimate from the stadium was that the ball travelled 440 feet.

However, based on where the ball landed, I would guess that when the mathematical estimate comes from ESPN’s home run tracker it will be closer to 460 feet. Here is the video with the Rays Radio call. You can see some images of where the ball landed below.

While watching the video, wait for the replays and note the reaction by the players in the dugout. Priceless. But if there is one complaint, there was no bat flip. I’m not gonna lie, that made me a little sad…

Here is one look at how far the ball travelled…

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And here is another look. The fence below where the ball landed is about 390 feet from home plate…

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4 Comments

  1. Rob says:

    It’s all for naught since Sticky Fingers gave up two homers and the lead in the 8th.

  2. Dean says:

    But can he pitch the eighth?

  3. Ken says:

    One forward step two steps back. Another impressive example of JoMa’s late inning management of the pitching staff.

  4. BC says:

    just nauseating how Maddon blew this game by putting in Peralta to begin with, then staying with him after this sequence Homer, Single, Walk (to a .211 hitter).
    Whatever happened to situational pitching matchups.

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