Home Run Damage Report May 14th, 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

Walk-off: None

 

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.

 

Data from ESPN Home Run Tracker

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