You can’t hit them much farther than this.
outfielder absolutely tattooed a baseball thrown by Cleveland’s in the fifth inning of Wednesday’s contest at Coors Field.
Everything about this moment was beautiful. Gonzalez let loose a pretty decent bat drop knowing he got every bit of that pitch. The ball traveled some 480 feet into the Denver afternoon, and would have hit the brick wall at the far back of the stadium on the fly were it not caught by a presumably shocked fan. Only one home run this season – aby Arizona's on April 29 – went further than Gonzalez's moonshot on Wednesday afternoon, according to .
And yet it was all for not, because Gonzalez's epic blast curved just a few feet foul. That lucky break helped Goody recover, and he eventually struck out Gonzalez.
Oh well. At least that fan can now brag about having caught a 480-foot missile on the fly with his bare hand.
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