Trot Times for June 28, 2014

It’s a hot one today, so let’s get right to the trots!

Home Run of the Day: Mike Napoli, Boston Red Sox – 23.45 seconds [video]
Napoli breaks up the 1-1 tie in the ninth inning at Yankee Stadium. “What an idiot! What an idiot!”

Slowest Trot: Brandon Phillips, Cincinnati Reds – 28.1 seconds [video]
Just Brandon Phillips doing Big Papi things.

Quickest Trot: Kevin Kiermaier, Tampa Bay Rays – 18.68 seconds [video]
Kiermaier knocks down Carlos Gomez for the quickest trot of the day. Gomez had an excuse, though — he nearly ran into the runner at second as he rounded third.

All of Today's Trots

Brandon Phillips...28.1	   Luis Valbuena......22.76
Ryan Doumit........26.12   Dayan Viciedo......22.68
Wilson Ramos.......23.82*  Alex Presley.......21.29
Desmond Jennings...23.62   David Ross.........21.01
Miguel Montero.....23.61   Nick Markakis......20.76
Adam LaRoche.......23.56   Matt Carpenter.....20.39
Mike Napoli........23.45   Ian Kinsler........19.79
Manny Machado......23.34   Darin Mastroianni..19.26
Logan Forsythe.....23.07   Carlos Gomez.......18.93
Yan Gomes..........23	   Kevin Kiermaier....18.68

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Larry Granillo

About Larry Granillo

Larry Granillo has been writing Wezen Ball since 2008 and has dealt with such touchy topics as Charlie Brown's baseball stats and Ferris Bueller's day off. In 2010, he got the bright idea to time every home run trot in baseball; he has been missing ever since.

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