We have entered the reign of 2014 home-run king Mike Trout. Bow when you hear his name.
Trout, the Los Angeles Angels all-everything outfielder, overtook Giancarlo Stanton in late June as the owner of the most mammoth homer of the season so far — by five feet. So it follow that Trout also owns the longest homer of June in our monthly review.
Here are the top five homers of June, as measured by ESPN's Home Run Tracker. Watch these, then wait and see who in MLB makes the ball fly the furthest in July.
1. MIKE TROUT — 489 FEET (JUNE 27)
A memo to the rest of MLB: You come at the (new) king, you best not miss.
2. HANLEY RAMIREZ — 472 FEET (JUNE 8)
Note: Aided by Coors Field.
3. WILIN ROSARIO — 468 FEET (10)
Note: Also aided by Coors Field.
4. GEORGE SPRINGER —465 (JUNE 24)
The Houston Astros rookie's first appearance on this list, but probably not his last.
5. SCOTT VAN SLYKE — 448 FEET (JUNE 9)
And the award for the guy you never guessed would be on this list goes to ...
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