Originally posted on Baseball Prospectus  |  Last updated 4/30/12
How has Bryce Harper not hit a home run yet? It's been two days! I want to see his major league trot. I guess we can just safely write him off as a bust then, huh? So sad. Meanwhile, plenty of other big leaguers cleared the fences yesterday. Let's get to those trots! Home Run of the Day: Todd Helton, Colorado Rockies - 26.01 seconds [video] So it's not perfect. In Baltimore, Wilson Betemit's home run actually won the game for the Orioles. And even in this game, it was Helton's teammate Carlos Gonzalez who kept the Rockies alive in the tenth. In fact, the Rockies went on to lose the game, Helton and Gonzalez heroics aside. It doesn't matter. Helton hobbled up to the plate (because Helton hobbles everywhere) in the bottom of the eighth as a pinch-hitter and down four runs and tied the game with one swing of the bat. That's excitement, and everyone at Coors Field on Sunday could tell you that. Slowest Trot: Todd Helton, Colorado Rockies - 26.01 seconds [video] Not that this i...
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