Originally posted on Baseball Prospectus  |  Last updated 5/1/12
A full Tater Trot Tracker update won't be ready until this evening. In the meantime, though, we can't ignore the obvious Home Run of the Day... Home Run of the Day: Ryan Braun, Milwaukee Brewers #2 - 23.05 seconds [video] Actually, I'd say Braun's ninth-inning at-bat was the single most exciting at-bat of the night. The ninth inning began with the Brewers needing two baserunners in order for Braun to get a shot at his fourth home run of the day. Pinch-hitter Carlos Gomez reached with one out, but was then picked off, leaving the Brewers with two outs and Braun still three batters away. Thankfully, Rickie Weeks and Nyjer Morgan both walked, giving Braun his chance. On an 0-2 pitch, Braun smacked a line drive to right-centerfield on almost the exact same trajectory as his first home run of the night. The ball bounced at the warning track, forcing Braun to settle for three home runs and a triple on the night (the first player since Fred Lynn to have that specific combination). Though
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