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Watch Hunter Dozier’s mammoth 452-foot home run in Royals’ win over Rockies

Dozier ready to build off strong end to Royals 2018 season

After finishing the 2018 season on a positive note, Royals third baseman Hunter Dozier is excited to build off that finish in 2019.
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After finishing the 2018 season on a positive note, Royals third baseman Hunter Dozier is excited to build off that finish in 2019.

The dimensions at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick in Scottsdale, Ariz., are a bit larger than Kauffman Stadium.

The fences are 345 feet down the lines, the gaps are 390 feet and dead center is 410 feet. This is important to note when watching where a ball hit by Royals third baseman Hunter Dozier landed during Wednesday’s game against the Colorado Rockies.

Dozier’s home run off lefty Tyler Anderson nearly cleared the berm in left-center field.

On Sunday, Dozier was asked if he was working on anything particular this spring, and he said: “I’m just trying to get the timing back right now,” Dozier said. “Spring training is what it is, just getting the feeling back.”

His timing looked fine with this prodigious blast:

Here are the particulars of the home run from MLB Barrel Alert:

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From covering the World Series to the World Cup, Pete has done a little bit of everything since joining The Star in 1997. He writes about baseball and has a quirky blog that augments The Star’s coverage of area teams.

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