CINCINNATI, OH - JULY 14: American League All-Star Chris Sale #49 of the Chicago White Sox, American League All-Star Wade Davis #17 of the Kansas City Royals, American League All-Star Glen Perkins #15 of the Mennesota Twins, and American League All-Star Hector Santiago #53 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim walk in the outfield during the 86th MLB All-Star Game at the Great American Ball Park on July 14, 2015 in Cincinnati, Ohio.  (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Your Guide to MLB All-Star Week

There are only a few more days until the 2016 edition of MLB All-Star Week is upon us. The 87th All-Star game and the exciting events surrounding it are set to take place at Petco Park in San Diego from July 10 through July 12. Check out our exclusive All-Star Week guide below and enjoy […]

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The All-Time Tater Trot Tracker Leaderboard

This is an on-going list of the slowest and quickest tater trots of the Tater Trot Tracker-era, which began at the start of the 2010 season. To see daily updates about each and every home run, visit TaterTrotTracker.com. You can also follow the

Bartolo Colon's first career home run

Bartolo Colon’s First Career Home Run

Bartolo Colon, the round man of the rubber, the portly pitcher, the full-set forty-something, hit his first career home run in a 19 year career last night at Petco Park, skying a pop-fly into the left-field corner beneath the Western Metal Supply, Co. As you might imagine, Colon wasn’t exactly speedy going around the bases. […]

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Big Papi’s second-slowest trot ever

In case you hadn’t heard, it’s David Ortiz’s final season and, if April is any indication, he’s going out in style. On Friday, Papi broke open a tie-game in the 8th inning by blasting a shot over the Green Monster. Not only was his trot

The Tracker in 2016: Semi-Retirement

A quick note on the state of the Tater Trot Tracker in 2016: We’re a month into the season and, if you hadn’t noticed already, the Tater Trot Tracker isn’t updating much anymore. I decided, quietly, at the start of the year to end the daily Tater Trot Tracker updates this year. The Tracker started […]

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BOSTON, MA - SEPTEMBER 28: Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees speaks with David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox prior to the last game of the season at Fenway Park on September 28, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

MLB Farewell Tour: David Ortiz vs Derek Jeter

Two years ago, future Hall of Famer Derek Jeter was making his final appearances at MLB stadiums across the nation. Fans far and wide were lining up at the gates of each American League ballpark and a handful of National League stadiums to see the career-long Yankee shortstop play in that particular city one final […]

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Facts & Figures in Celebration of Papi’s 500th Career Home Run

A few trot-related notes and figures in the wake of the Tater Trot Tracker’s favorite trotter joining the 500 Home Run Club. David Ortiz has hit 183 home runs in the Tater Trot Tracker era. Of those, 175 have measurable trot times. Big Papi’s average trot time over those 175 trots is 27.42 seconds. The […]

David Ortiz 500 home run

David Ortiz’s 500th Career Tater Trot

Your browser does not support iframes.Home Run of the Day: David Ortiz #2, Boston Red Sox – 29.38 seconds [video] For five-and-a-half years (with a few breaks here and there), the Tater Trot Tracker has been recording major leaguers’ times around the bases to the tune of 20,000 trots. When the tracker first began at […]

Trot Times for July 18, 2015

Welcome to the second half* of the 2015 season (even if it is one day late)! It’s all downhill from here. Let’s get right to the trots!

Two inside-the-park HRs for July 8, 2015

The Tater Trot Tracker has been in a holding pattern for a few days while I try to get my bearings after the holiday weekend, but there’s nothing like a pair of inside-the-park home runs in the same game to wake it up! Let’s get right to the trots!

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Another Dee Gordon Inside-the-Park HR

Your browser does not support iframes.In case you aren’t aware, Miami second-baseman Dee Gordon is F-A-S-T fast. The son of former big league reliever Tom Gordon, it’s the younger Gordon who truly deserves the nickname “Flash.” Tuesday night, Gordon provided yet another piece of evidence why. In the second inning against the Giants, Gordon laced […]

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