Originally posted on Baseball Prospectus  |  Last updated 6/7/12
We're a week into June already and the Orioles and Nationals are both still in first place. It's a bit surprising. Of course, it was just as surprising in 2005, too. Let's get right to the trots (for Tuesday and Wednesday)! Home Run of the Day: Dan Uggla, Atlanta Braves #2 - 21.68 seconds [video] This home run actually occurred on Tuesday, but it was too good to pass up. Uggla's second home run of the day, and 200th career home run, was a bomb to centerfield at the new Marlins Park. It was such a bomb, in fact, that it slammed into la máquina jonrón - the first home run to really, truly hit it (Giancarlo Stanton hit a home run that landed in the "waves"). Uggla's homer hit off the large sun in the center of the second tier. It's the first of many, I hope. Slowest Trot: Kendrys Morales, Los Angeles Angels - 26.07 seconds [video] Another slow trot from Morales. It seems to be par for the course from him recently. The next slowest trot behind Morales was from Yuniesky Betanco...
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