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HomeSportHR at 478 feet isn't the longest in this MiLB game

HR at 478 feet isn't the longest in this MiLB game

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It was a night that Babe Ruth was proud of.

The duo of Sam Hilliard and Brandon Dixon There was a lot of cheer for the fans at Isotope Park, who hit a pair of home runs for a total of 958 feet.

However, it is visiting Triple-A El Paso, subject to Dixon eighth inning Inspiration for the Grand Slam, the laughs after finishing 9-4 last Thursday night in Albuquerque.

Hilliard, who has 111 minor league home games on his resume, was in 29 runs in the majors, providing the first “oh” of the night. With Isotope trailing in the seventh inning, the 28-year-old launched a 2-0 pitch to right midfield at 114 mph and 478 feet.

But Hilliard’s mashed potatoes are just appetizers.

Just minutes after seeing the opponent’s jack from right field position, Dixon went a step further. Two steps, to be precise.

The 30-year-old not only connected in his first big full since 2017 On the hit, he threw the ball 480 feet into a tree beyond the midfield fence.

These two players are no strangers to home runs. Hilliard hit a career-high 35 homers for Albuquerque in 2019 and 14 for the Rockies last year.

Dixon has left the yard 16 times this season in his minor league career 84 times. The California native hit 15 long balls for the Tigers in 2019.



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