home runs

A baseball lies on packed dirt after for a short batting practice during a tour of the under construction baseball field at the new Texas Rangers stadium in Arlington, Texas, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019.
(AP Photo/LM Otero)
Associated Press
December 11, 2019 - 3:19 pm
Baseballs used during the 2019 regular season had less drag on average, contributing to a power surge that resulted in a record number of home runs, according to a study commissioned by Major League Baseball and released by the league Wednesday.
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Josh Bell
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Matt Koll
June 19, 2019 - 11:28 am
Why it's ok to see so many home runs in today's game
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© Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports
June 02, 2019 - 7:39 pm
Batters hit 1,135 home runs in May, topping the previous mark of 1,119 in August 2017, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. Toronto rookie Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit No. 1,120 for the month on Friday night.
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Francisco Cervelli HR
93.7 the Fan
Jeff Hathhorn
March 28, 2018 - 5:45 am
27th in batting average and 29th in runs and home runs in 2017, Pirates hitting coach Jeff Branson says communication was key in the off-season to build off positives and fix the negatives from last year. “You try to find a happy medium,” said Branson. “What I say it’s always right. What they say...
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Bryce Brentz
93.7 the Fan
Jeff Hathhorn
March 25, 2018 - 9:52 am
It looked on February 20th that the Pirates found their left fielder or at least a platoon player in the outfield. The Bucs traded cash considerations to Boston for Bryce Brentz. A 29-year-old righty who hit 31 homers for the Red Sox’s Triple A team, but the Red Sox wanted to free up a spot on...
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