How Far Did Nelson Cruz Hit That Home Run Last Night?
While Franklin Gutierrez's pinch-hit home run was definitely the big blow in last night's 11-9 comeback victory for the Seattle Mariners, it was All-Star DH Nelson Cruz who broke out the #BoomStick.
Cruz's third inning dinger, which gave the M's a comfortable 5-1 lead, was a titanic blast that landed in the shrubs beyond the center field fence in Detroit's Comerica Park.
Just how far did it go? And just how fast did it leave the ballpark?
Statcast, a new technology being implemented by Major League Baseball, tracked the exit velocity and distance of the bomb.
View the results in this video: