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


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