Home Run Damage Report, 2013 Week 5Posted: May 3, 2013
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 26th through Thursday, May 2nd.
Most Damaging: Mark Trumbo, 6.83 – #1 in 2013, #8 overall
Least Damaging: Adrian Gonzalez, -4.17
Highest Perception Score*: Mark Trumbo, 225 HRP, 6.83 HRD
Lowest Perception Score: Dioner Navarro, -58 HRP, -1.47 HRD
*This is a new invention this week where I attempt to rank home runs based on how far it “looks like” it went. I will explain it at a greater depth on Monday at Beyond the Box Score.
Fastest off the Bat: Mark Trumbo, 120.1 mph, 6.83 HRD
Slowest off the Bat: Brennan Boesch, 94.6 mph, -3.23 HRD
Most Towering: Josh Willingham, 143 feet, -0.91 HRD
Most Line Drive: Domonic Brown, 47 feet, 0.58 HRD
Closest to straight center: Howie Kendrick, 89.9 Degree Exit Angle, -0.20 HRD
Walk-off: Brandon Moss, 4/29/13, -2.69 HRD