Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer got all of that one.
According to Home Run Tracker, Hosmer’s three-run, walk-off homer Wednesday night against former teammate Greg Holland had an exit velocity of 109 mph, traveled 398 feet and had a launch angle of 22 degrees.
It was a laser.
Hosmer’s home run that gave the Royals a 6-4 win over the Rockies night sent a jolt through the broadcast booths, too. Denny Matthews had the radio call and Steve Physioc was on Fox Sports Kansas City when Hosmer won the game with one swing.
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As Matthews noted: “Greg Holland, who many, many times walked off that mound a winner with the save, will not get one tonight. Instead he gets the loss.”
Here are their calls of the home run: