Home Run Damage Report, 2013 Week 8

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, May 17th through Thursday, May 23rd.

Most Damaging: Colby Rasmus, 5.96 HRD, #2 in 2013, #28 Overall

Most Average Home Run (HRD closest to 0.00): Ryan Braun and Chris Dickerson, 0.00 HRD

Least Damaging: Evan Gattis, -4.66 HRD

Highest Perception Score: Pedro Alvarez, 195 HRP, 4.74 HRD

Lowest Perception Score: Mark Reynolds, -31 HRP, -2.51 HRD

Fastest off the Bat: Colby Rasmus, 118.1 mph, 5.96 HRD

Slowest off the Bat: Evan Gattis, 93.2 mph, -5.96 HRD

Most Towering: Josh Willingham, 130 feet, -0.75 HRD and Mark Trumbo, 130 feet, -0.78 HRD

Most Line Drive: Edwin Encarnacion, 45 feet, -0.89 HRD

Closest to straight center: Mike Trout, 90.0 Degree Exit Angle, 4.15 HRD 

Walk-off: Jason Kipnis, 5/17/13, -3.65 HRD; Freddy Galvis, 5/19/13, -0.70 HRD; Yan Gomes, 5/20/13, -0.83 HRD; Nate McLouth, 5/21/13, 1.86 HRD; Pablo Sandoval, 5/21/13, 4.20 HRD

First Career Home Run: Juan Lagares, -0.73 HRD and David Adams, -2.51 HRD

Data from ESPN Home Run Tracker


One Comment on “Home Run Damage Report, 2013 Week 8”

  1. […] Steal of Home‘s home run damage report for last week shows that the blast from Colby Rasmus off the Rays’ Alex Cobb was the second most “damaging” homer of the 2013 season. […]

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