We’re used to seeing tape-measure home runs from Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton, but this opposite-field two-run laser off Cubs right-hander Jason Hammel in the first inning this evening might be more impressive:
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I’d really love to know the exit-velocity on that one. It was gone in just under three seconds. What a rocket.
With tonight’s laser beam, Stanton moved in front of Colorado’s Troy Tulowitzki for the National League lead with 19 home runs. He’s also tops with 56 RBI.