On Tuesday night, Giancarlo Stanton showed off his extraordinary strength in the first inning against the Boston Red Sox, hitting a home run to left field that barely got 20 feet off the ground.
Okay, so maybe that’s a slight stretching of the truth, but not by much.
Official Statcast max height for Stanton's laser: 44 feet https://t.co/DG2quTp9eM
— David Adler (@_dadler) May 8, 2018
Just check out this insane line-drive homer.
— MLB (@MLB) May 8, 2018
This was Stanton’s eighth home run of the season, and it gave the New York Yankees an early 1-0 lead over their hated rival.