Home Run Damage Report May 14th, 2012Posted: May 15, 2012
For an intro to Home Run Damage along with a list of all 2012 home runs, read this page.
Most Damaging: Nelson Cruz, 2.82 – #59 in 2012, #1,910 overall
Least Damaging: Marwin Gonzalez, -3.95
Fastest off the Bat: Nelson Cruz, 110.9 mph, 2.82 Damage
Slowest off the Bat: Marwin Gonzalez, 94.2 mph, -3.95 Damage
Highest Apex: Curtis Granderson, 120 feet, 0.64 Damage
Lowest Apex: Mark Teixeira, 67 feet, -0.99 Damage
Closest to straight center: Bryce Harper, 91.6 Degrees, 2.00 Damage
Bryce Harper (along with Marwin Gonzalez!) hit his first career home run last night. It was hit to almost straight center (91.6 Degrees) and was 1.2 standard deviations above average in distance and 0.77 standard deviations above average in speed off the bat.