Minnesota Twins slugger Miguel Sano got his 2017 season started with a blast Monday when he took a Danny Duffy pitch personally and sent it packing on a rocket ship to left field.
He knew it was gone as soon as the ball left his bat, and so did everyone else.
Miguel Sano pic.twitter.com/LAqlx2DCNf
— Brent Johnson (@Bj1Brent) April 3, 2017
The exit velocity on this sucker was out of this world.
Sano just did this. So today has sucked all around for the Pirates. pic.twitter.com/hlXcRqDHn8
— Free Kang/136 Days (@EvilNeal) April 3, 2017
Miguel Sano's homer was his second-hardest hit of his career, according to Statcast, leaving the bat at 113.8 mph. His best is 114.2 mph.
— Rhett Bollinger (@RhettBollinger) April 3, 2017
— John Shipley (@shipleykid) April 3, 2017
Sano’s home run tied the game up at 1-1 as the Twins attempted to take down the Kansas City Royals in their home opener.