Shohei Ohtani retains exhibiting that he would not want the House Run Derby to hit tape-measure house runs.
The Angels slugger launched one other moon shot Friday evening — a 463-foot no-doubter that reached the third deck of the right-field stands at T-Cellular Park in Seattle.
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If you wish to get a way for the way far that ball went, this is the place it reportedly landed:
The solo shot gave Ohtani 33 house runs within the Angels’ first 87 video games this season, which places him on tempo for 60 in a full season. He has 16 in his final 21 video games, which is an American League single-season report for any 21-game span.
Shohei Ohtani of the @Angels now has 16 house runs in his final 21 video games.
That is probably the most HR by any participant over a 21-game span in a single season in American League historical past.
— Stats By STATS (@StatsBySTATS) July 10, 2021
Ohtani’s final 5 house runs have all had an estimated distance of no less than 400 ft, according to Baseball Savant. The typical distance is 434.2 ft. The homer Friday was the longest of the group.
It wasn’t his longest of the 12 months, after all; he had a 470-footer in June.
And it is a good wager that Ohtani will hit some actually lengthy drives when he competes within the Derby on Monday in Denver. MLB goes to make use of juiced balls for the occasion and Coors Area is a mile excessive.
Be careful, Rockpile.