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Jarrod Dyson reached a top speed of 21.5 mph on his home run

Kansas City Royals outfielder Jarrod Dyson scored in front of Tampa Bay Rays catcher Rene Rivera.
Kansas City Royals outfielder Jarrod Dyson scored in front of Tampa Bay Rays catcher Rene Rivera. JSLEEZER@KCSTAR.COM

What makes Jarrod Dyson’s inside-the-park home run from Wednesday night’s game all the more remarkable is that he didn’t run all that fast down the first-base line.

Well, not so fast by his standards.

But he certainly picked it up when it mattered. MLB.com’s cool Statcast video broke down the important statistics from Dyson’s dash around the bases.

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