The Seattle Mariners’ Nelson Cruz hits a lot of dingers. On the season, he’s hit 39 of them. And they usually go far. Take Friday night, for example, when Cruz hit a 454-foot homer vs the Twins at Minnesota’s Target Field:

Chad Graff, a sports reporter for the Pioneer Press in Minnesota, said that he was at the 2014 MLB Home Run Derby at Target Field, and had never seen homers like the one Cruz hit. 

Well, Graff must be completely blown away by what happened on Saturday night at Target Field, as Cruz hit a 493-foot (!) blast:

That is second in the majors only to Giancarlo Stanton’s 504-foot homer this year, and Stanton’s homer took place in the thin air at Denver’s Coors Field. So, maybe we should just consider Cruz’s homer No. 1.

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