Found April 30, 2013 on Next Impulse Sports:
The Angels’ Mark Trumbo launched one of the longer home runs we have seen in some time on Monday night against the A’s.   Had to just watch in awe as the ball traveled an estimated 475 feet which is no easy feat.  The 27-year-old stud has got some power.  If accurate on the measurement, only Anthony Rizzo of the Cubbies has a long ball of that length this year. Your browser does not support iframes. [Matt Clapp] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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