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Originally written on Sharapova's Thigh  |  Last updated 11/19/14

Via Sharapova's Thigh:

The Angels' Mark Trumbo has tremendous power, and the 27-year-old put that talent on display in Oakland on Monday night in an AL West divisional battle against the A's.

Trumbo absolutely destroyed an offering from Oakland's Dan Sally to give the Angels a 2-0 lead in the top of the second.

The bomb was estimated at 475 feet (and I personally think that estimation is a little short), tying Trumbo with the Cubs' Anthony Rizzo for the longest MLB home run so far in 2013. 

Trumbo now has four homers in the early going, after hitting 32 homers in 2012 and 29 homers in 2011. 

6 Comments:
  • Too bad your facts are wrong...Todd Frazier from my Cincinnati Reds hit a 480ft. bomb to dead center on Apr. 22. So this is a tie for second place.

    http://www.wdtn.com/dpp/sports/480-ft-homer-gives-reds-the-win
  • According to http://www.hittrackeronline.com/top_true_distance.php,
    He is not on the list for that day. I am assuming this is where this guy got his stats. He does show up for a few other home runs but not the one you are referring to.
  • thank you mike19v ! I was going to correct them also !! Its too bad Fraze doesnt get the headlines or credit...GO REDS !!!
  • See above. (above the spam)
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