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Statcast breaks down Lorenzo Cain’s ‘rainmaker homer’ at Royals game

Kansas City Royals outfielder Lorenzo Cain celebrated his solo home run in the third inning of Wednesday night’s game.
Kansas City Royals outfielder Lorenzo Cain celebrated his solo home run in the third inning of Wednesday night’s game. JSLEEZER@KCSTAR.COM

Royals outfielder Lorenzo Cain absolutely crushed a pitch from Detroit’s Randy Wolf on Wednesday night during the 12-1 victory over the Tigers.

It was one of those home runs that was a no-doubter.

MLB.com’s Statcast broke down the particulars of the blast:

▪ Exit velocity: 106 mph

▪ Maximum height: 117.2 feet

▪ Projected distance: 458 feet

Take a look:

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