Home Run Damage Report May 8th, 2012

For an intro to Home Run Damage, read this page.


Most Damaging: Carlos Beltran, 4.85 – #3 in 2012, #150 overall

Least Damaging: Omar Infante, -4.22

Fastest off the Bat: Carlos Beltran, 113.9 mph, 4.85 Damage

Slowest off the Bat: Omar Infante, 93.5 mph, -4.22 Damage

Highest Apex: Curtis Granderson, 149 feet, -2.86 Damage

Lowest Apex: John Buck, 48 feet, -1.14 Damage

Closest to straight center: Josh Hamilton, 91 degrees, 2.36 Damage

Walk-off: Brandon Inge, -0.83 Damage


As you may have heard, Josh Hamilton completed the 16th 4-homer game last night. Here is a breakdown of his four home runs:

1st Inning, off Jake Arrieta: 404 feet True Distance, 102.6 mph Off Bat, 0.04 Damage

3rd Inning, off Jake Arrieta: 387 feet True Distance, 101.3 mph Off Bat, -0.91 Damage

7th Inning, off Zach Phillips: 406 feet True Distance, 99.7 mph Off Bat, -0.51 Damage

8th Inning, off Darren O’Day: 425 feet True Distance, 109.5 mph Off Bat, 2.36 Damage

For a total of 0.99 points of Damage. But that’s boring. 4 home runs in one game is awesome! Congrats!


Data from ESPN Home Run Tracker


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