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The longest homers for the week ending May 29th

The longest homers of the past week include a new entrant into our top five for the year, and a new player at the top of our list of overall appearances on the list – and there’s no chaff this week. Lots of homers were absolutely destroyed this week.

1. Paul Goldschmidt vs Troy Patton, 470 feet (May 28th)

This monster blast from Goldschmidt nearly hit the scoreboard at Chase Field. Any home run that hits an outfield scoreboard requires some serious oomph, let alone one that hits a center field scoreboard.

2. Giancarlo Stanton vs Marco Estrada, 463 feet (May 23rd)

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Just a few feet shy of clearing the batter’s eye in center at Marlins Park…that’s expected for Stanton these days.

3. Josh Donaldson vs Dustin McGowan, 448 feet (May 25th)

Oh look, another ridiculous homer at Rogers Centre. This is my shocked face.

4. Khris Davis vs Brad Hand, 448 feet (May 23rd)

The Budweiser Bar in left field at Marlins Park is a place where very few home run balls go and live to tell about it. Khris Davis joined the club.

5. Giancarlo Stanton vs Tanner Roark, 447 feet (May 26th)

*Dude*. This homer was maybe one foot shy of clearing the fence beyond deep center field at Nationals Park. I don’t think I’ve ever seen a homer go there. Then again, it’s Giancarlo Stanton – this is par for the course.

Five longest homers of the year
1. Giancarlo Stanton vs Eric Stults, 484 feet (April 4th)
2. David Ortiz vs Masahiro Tanaka, 482 feet (April 22nd)
3. Justin Upton vs Jenrry Mejia, 477 feet (April 10th)
4. Goldschmidt vs Patton, 470 feet (May 28th)
5. Giancarlo Stanton vs Jonathan Pettibone, 469 feet (April 12th)

List appearances
Giancarlo Stanton, 5
Michael Morse, 3
Justin Upton, 3
Juan Francisco, 2
Mark Trumbo, 2
Jose Abreu, 1
Matt Adams, 1
Pedro Alvarez, 1
Jose Bautista, 1
Xander Bogaerts, 1
Michael Choice, 1
C.J. Cron, 1
Travis d’Arnaud, 1
Chris Davis, 1
Khris Davis, 1
Ian Desmond, 1
Matt Dominguez, 1
Josh Donaldson,
Edwin Encarnacion, 1
Prince Fielder, 1
Todd Frazier, 1
Paul Goldschmidt,
Carlos Gonzalez, 1
Torii Hunter, 1
Junior Lake, 1
Brett Lawrie, 1
David Ortiz, 1
Hunter Pence, 1
Josmil Pinto, 1
Buster Posey, 1
Yasiel Puig, 1
Cody Ross, 1
Carlos Santana, 1
Scott Van Slyke, 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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