Shohei Ohtani hit one of the highest-climbing home runs in Major League Baseball during the Los Angeles Angels’ game against the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday.
According to MLB.com, Ohtani hit a 413-foot home run in the third inning off of Brewers pitcher Colin Rea. It is the highest home run recorded since StatCast began tracking heights in 2015. The Angels would go on to win the game 3-0.
The solo home run had a hang time of 6.98 seconds and an exit velocity of 114.3 mph. It marked Ohtani’s seventh home run of the season, Sports Illustrated reports.
“I kept waiting for it to hit somewhere up on the scoreboard,” manager Phil Nevin said, according to MLB.com. “I haven’t seen many like that. He’s special, and we see something new each day with him.”
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