Originally posted on Baseball Prospectus  |  Last updated 6/23/12
Time for the weekend! Let's get right to the trots. Home Run of the Day: Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels - 19.38 seconds [video] Coming immediately on the heels of a successful suicide squeeze (successful thanks to a missed tag by AJ Ellis), Angels Stadium was already rocking when Trout took the first pitch he saw deep over the centerfield wall to give the Angels a late lead over the Dodgers. The crowd's euphoria only grew. Slowest Trot: Bobby Abreu, Los Angeles Dodgers - 25.5 seconds [video] An early home run off of Dan Haren gave the Dodgers a 3-0 lead. I'd say that Abreu was just moving at his typical speed around the bases, but his last tater trot this season was in the 22-second range. The next slowest trot was at 24.15 seconds from Miguel Olivo. Quickest Trot: Chris Heisey, Cincinnati Reds - 17.86 seconds [video] When I noticed yesterday that Heisey and Scott Rolen had both hit early home runs in the Reds game, I tweeted that I was predicting a combined tater trot ti...
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