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The longest homers for the week ending July 31st

A player making appearances on the list in multiple weeks is something that should be praised. But one player showing up on the list multiple times in the same week? Well, that just doesn’t happen too often. Don’t tell that to Billy Butler, of course.

1.Billy Butler vs Nick Hagadone, 453 feet (July 26th)

The homer you’ll see next actually looked more impressive than this homer by Butler, but traveled a slightly shorter distance. At any rate…Billy’s back!

2. Billy Butler vs John Axford, 451 feet (July 25th)

When you think about moon shot home runs…you think about blasts like this. High, deep, and nearly out of the stadium. Whew.

3t. Jose Abreu vs Kevin Correia, 431 feet (July 25th)

Seeing this happen at Target Field just makes me upset that Jose Abreu wasn’t in the Home Run Derby. Thanks for bringing back those bad memories, Jose.

3t. Jason Castro vs Jesse Chavez, 431 feet (July 28th)

Who would have thought if you go to an Astros game and are hanging out in right center field, you might get a chance at a baseball?

5. Rene Rivera vs Mike Minor, 430 feet (July 27th)

Rivera really put a charge into this pitch from Minor. But considering how many home runs Minor is allowing this year, how excited should we really get?

Five longest homers of the year
1. Mike Trout vs Jason Vargas, 489 feet (June 27th)
2. Giancarlo Stanton vs Eric Stults, 484 feet (April 4th)
3. David Ortiz vs Masahiro Tanaka, 482 feet (April 22nd)
4. Justin Upton vs Jenrry Mejia, 477 feet (April 10th)
5. Hanley Ramirez vs Jorge de la Rosa, 472 feet (June 8th)

List appearances

Giancarlo Stanton, 7
Michael Morse, 4
Justin Upton, 3
Jose Abreu, 2
Jose Bautista, 2
Billy Butler, 2
Juan Francisco, 2
Todd Frazier, 2
Torii Hunter, 2
Hunter Pence, 2
Anthony Rizzo, 2
George Springer, 2
Mark Trumbo, 2
Scott Van Slyke, 2
Matt Adams, 1
Pedro Alvarez, 1
Alex Avila, 1
Brandon Barnes, 1
Xander Bogaerts, 1
Jason Castro, 1
Lonnie Chisenhall, 1
Michael Choice, 1
C.J. Cron, 1
Travis d’Arnaud, 1
Chris Davis, 1
Ike Davis, 1
Khris Davis, 1
Ian Desmond, 1
Matt Dominguez, 1
Josh Donaldson, 1
Lucas Duda, 1
Edwin Encarnacion, 1
Tim Federowicz, 1
Prince Fielder, 1
Scooter Gennett, 1
Paul Goldschmidt,
Carlos Gonzalez, 1
Yasmani Grandal, 1
Chris Heisey, 1
Matt Holliday,
Eric Hosmer, 1
Junior Lake, 1
Brett Lawrie, 1
Jonathan Lucroy, 1
Brandon Moss, 1
Mike Olt, 1
David Ortiz, 1
Marcell Ozuna, 1
Josmil Pinto, 1
Buster Posey, 1
Yasiel Puig, 1
Aramis Ramirez, 1
Hanley Ramirez, 1
Rene Rivera, 1
Sean Rodriguez, 1
Wilin Rosario, 1
Cody Ross, 1
Carlos Santana, 1
Jon Singleton, 1
Seth Smith, 1
Drew Stubbs, 1
Mike Trout, 1
Troy Tulowitzki, 1
Rickie Weeks, 1

Joe Lucia

About Joe Lucia

Joe is the managing editor of The Outside Corner and an associate editor at Awful Announcing. He lives in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and is smack dab in the middle of some of the best (and worst) sports fans in the country.

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