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Milwaukee Brewers’ Christian Yelich is on prime of the checklist for longest house run in 2022, as he belted a house run 499 toes on Tuesday evening in Denver.
Okay, okay, it is Coors Discipline. However his shot was the second-longest house run hit in Coors Discipline historical past.
It is also the third-furthest house run measured within the Statcast Period (since 2015) behind Nomar Mazara’s 505 toes and Giancarlo Stanton’s 504 toes, the latter of which additionally was in Denver.
Stanton set the outdated file again in 2016, along with his former teammate Yelich hitting in entrance of him that day. Mazara broke that file in then-Globe Life Park, the Texas Rangers’ outdated stadium, in 2019.
The earlier longest house run of the season was by Miami Marlins’ Jesus Sanchez, who went 496 toes additionally at Coors Discipline.
It was Yelich’s twelfth house run of the season.
The Brewers are preventing for his or her postseason hopes – after being up 4 video games within the NL Central on July 30, they now path a postseason spot by two video games and the division by 7.5 video games.