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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Frazier’s three-run homer | MLB.com (video)

I’ve read some complaints about the homer. It’s happened before. It will happen again. Ballparks matter.

 

Jim Furtado Posted: October 17, 2017 at 06:21 AM | 8 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: astros, playoffs, todd frazier, yankees

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   1. PreservedFish Posted: October 17, 2017 at 08:34 AM (#5555563)
Batting average of .651 and more triples than singles. That's a well-struck ball.
   2. Baldrick Posted: October 17, 2017 at 09:57 AM (#5555620)
Doesn't answer the question of how THAT swing produced a batted ball with that velocity.
   3. catomi01 Posted: October 17, 2017 at 11:42 AM (#5555753)
95 mph coming in, strong guy, and right part of the park. Its not a normal home run, but not impossible. Playing softball last night we had a guy swing at a pitch that would have hit him - pulled his arms so far in that I didn't there he would get anything behind the swing at all...but still squared it up enough, and was strong enough to muscle it out. Bat swings do not always equal bad results.
   4. Jess Franco Posted: October 17, 2017 at 01:16 PM (#5555876)
Remember, Frazier is the guy that hit a home run without holding the bat.
   5. bunyon Posted: October 17, 2017 at 01:19 PM (#5555881)
Bat swings do not always equal bad results.

This is very true and well to remember. It didn't end up mattering but if the Yanks had won 3-2, it would have been akin to losing a basketball game on a 70 foot buzzer beater.
   6. Count Vorror Rairol Mencoon (CoB) Posted: October 17, 2017 at 01:22 PM (#5555886)
95 mph coming in, strong guy, and right part of the park.


100.5 mph going out, to a decently short part of RF.

Sheeeeeeeit, I've seen someone hit a HR on a check-swing, broken-bat before ...
   7. Jess Franco Posted: October 17, 2017 at 01:39 PM (#5555903)
Hands Free Home Run

Off Jamie Moyer in his final appearance.
   8. PreservedFish Posted: October 17, 2017 at 01:42 PM (#5555907)
Juiced ball, get over it.

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