Giancarlo Stanton hit an extra inning insurance run home run that left in a hurry. It was an absolute rocket into the seats that probably left a mark on whoever tried to snag it.
According to the nerds, it was the hardest hit home run of the year at 119 MPH. It also tied for the lowest at just 45 feet, if you’re into that sort of thing.
Giancarlo Stanton: 119.3 mph. 15°.
That's the hardest home run in MLB this year. AND tied for the lowest. What a laser! pic.twitter.com/qwG3Zp0Tud
— David Adler (@_dadler) June 7, 2018
Even without the miles per hour, and the height and the launch angle, you should be able to tell that ball was smoked.