Carlos Correa hits his first home run for the Twins, but how far did it go? While fans adjust to him not wearing Astros colors, Correa continues to hit home runs.
There’s no better feeling for a fan than seeing a new player hit a home run, unless it’s a monster home run… On Sunday, Minnesota Twins fans received exactly that.
It was a piece of beauty when Carlos Correa walked up to the plate and hit his first home run with his new team.
View the video of his first home run as a Minnesota Twin
But just how far did the homer get?
Carlos Correa vs Yohan Ramirez#MNTwins
Home Run 💣
Exit velo: 113.4 mph
Launch angle: 29 deg
Proj. distance: 458 ft
No doubt about that one 🔒
That’s a dinger in all 30 MLB ballparks
SEA (4) @ MIN (9)
🔻 6th pic.twitter.com/sbfQ1okKsa
— Would it dong? (@would_it_dong) April 10, 2022
The homer stats, according to Would it Dong? on Twitter, are as follows: This is how it looked when it came out: It was going 113.4 mph. It had a 29-degree launch angle and was going to go 458 feet.
We’re going to use the term “majestic” to describe Correa’s home run.
While Correa’s contract puts the Twins at risk of losing him after one season, Minnesota couldn’t afford to pass on even one year of one of baseball’s best shortstops. Suddenly, the Twins could be a dark horse in the AL Central, especially given the White Sox’s injury woes to begin the season.
When you factor in the unknown Detroit Tigers, as well as the supposedly lowly Guardians and Royals, the Twins could be in for a fight.