Home Run Damage Report, 2013 Week 4

For an introduction to Home Run Damage along with a list of all 2013 home runs, read this page.

This report covers games from Friday, April 19th through Thursday, April 25th.

*I changed Home Run Damage to calculate using the Standard Distance instead of the True Distance. You can read about the difference between the two in the Home Run Tracker glossary.

Most Damaging: John Buck, 4.14 – #9 in 2013, #449 overall

Least Damaging: Matt Holliday, -5.48

Fastest off the Bat: Bryce Harper, 117.1 mph, 4.00 HRD

Slowest off the Bat: Fernando Martinez, 92.3 mph, -4.73 HRD

Most Towering: Chris Carter, 144 feet, 0.40 HRD

Most Line Drive: Matt Carpenter, 51 feet, 1.31 HRD

Closest to straight center: Alex Gordon, 90.1 degree exit angle, 3.14 HRD

Walk-off: Mark Trumbo, 4/21/13, 1.55 HRD, Howie Kendrick, 4/23/13, 0.72 HRD, and Jordany Valdespin, 4/24/13, -2.90 HRD

First Career Home Run: Wade Miley, 1.43 HRD, Leonys Martin, 1.24 HRD, and Oswaldo Arcia, 0.02 HRD.

Data from ESPN Home Run Tracker

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Home Run Damage Report, 2013 Week 3

For an introduction to Home Run Damage along with a list of all 2013 home runs, read this page.

This report covers games from Friday, April 12th through Thursday, April 18th.

Most Damaging: Anthony Rizzo, 5.72 – #1 in 2013, #47 overall

Least Damaging: Will Venable, -5.02

Fastest off the Bat: Kyle Blanks, 117.4 mph, 4.62 HRD

Slowest off the Bat: Will Venable, 92.1 mph, -5.02 HRD

Most Towering: David DeJesus, 141 feet, 0.18 HRD

Most Line Drive: Brandon Crawford, 49 feet, -1.01 HRD

Closest to straight center: Yan Gomes, 89.9 degree exit angle, 0.75 HRD

Walk-off: Josh Donaldson, 4/12/13, -3.82 HRD and Matt Wieters, 4/18/13, -1.95 HRD

First Career Home Run: Eric Stults, -0.20 HRD, Didi Gregorius, -0.32 HRD, and Nate Freiman, -0.87 HRD

Data from ESPN Home Run Tracker


Home Run Damage Report, 2013 Week 2

For an introduction to Home Run Damage along with a list of all 2013 home runs, read this page.

This report covers games from Friday, April 5th through Thursday, April 11th.

Most Damaging: Mike Napoli, 5.22 – #2 in 2013, #101 overall

Least Damaging: Coco Crisp, -4.88

Fastest off the Bat: Mike Napoli, 115.7 mph, 5.22 HRD

Slowest off the Bat: Coco Crisp, 91.6 mph, -4.88 HRD

Most Towering: Alex Avila, 141 feet, -2.51 HRD

Most Line Drive: Will Middlebrooks, 48 feet, 0.97 HRD

Closest to straight center: Travis Hafner, 90.0 degree exit angle, 0.39 HRD

Walk-off: Justin Upton, 4/6/13, 0.66 HRD and Dayan Viciedo, 4/7/13, -0.10 HRD

First Career Home Run: Eduardo Escobar, 0.51 HRD and Jean Segura, 0.12 HRD

Data from ESPN Home Run Tracker


Home Run Damage Report, 2013 Week 1

For an introduction to Home Run Damage along with a list of all 2013 home runs, read this page.

This report covers games from Sunday, March 31st through Thursday, April 4th.

Most Damaging: Justin Upton, 4.98 – #1 in 2013, #131 overall

Least Damaging: Brett Gardner, -4.31

Fastest off the Bat: Justin Upton, 117.3 mph, 4.98 HRD

Slowest off the Bat: Brett Gardner, 93.5 mph, -4.31 HRD

Most Towering: J.P. Arencibia, 145 feet, -0.99 HRD

Most Line Drive: Edwin Encarnacion, 46 feet, 0.12 HRD

Closest to straight center: Chase Utley, 89.9 degree exit angle, 0.36 HRD

Walk-off: Matt Joyce (doesn’t appear on ESPN Home Run Tracker website)

First Career Home Run: Clayton Kershaw, 0.28 HRD and Evan Gattis, -1.41 HRD

Data from ESPN Home Run Tracker


2013 Washington Nationals Consensus Top 32 Prospects

Introduction

I have created a cumulative prospect list for each team based on other (more knowledgeable) peoples’ lists. Each time a prospect appears on a list, he gets a number of points (21 minus his ranking). The prospect with the largest amount of points is ranked first. I will be posting each team once they have been completed by all of my sources. You can find a link to all of the other teams top prospects on the Team Prospects page. Clicking on the links below will take you to the team’s list on each respective site.

Five lists was published much earlier in the offseason before the Nationals acquired A.J. Cole. To account for this, I took his average ranking from the other lists and inserted him into the list that missed him. All other prospects behind him were bumped down one ranking.

You can also view the 2012 Washington Nationals prospect list.

Lists

Baseball America

Baseball Prospect Nation

Baseball Prospectus

Bullpen Banter

Fangraphs

Keith Law (ESPN Insider)

Minor League Ball (John Sickels)

Major League Baseball (Jonathan Mayo)

MLB Prospect Portal

Prospect 361

The List

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