This was no Little League house run.
Diamondbacks first-base prospect Leandro Cedeno mashed a monstrous house run on Saturday whereas enjoying for the Double-A Amarillo Sod Poodles, sending the ball a reported 527 ft.
“Oh my god, that’s superb, I by no means suppose I can hit a ball that far,” Cedeno stated after the sport, based on MLB.com. “I used to be for positive [it was a] homer. I stepped as much as the plate like ‘Okay, I received that one,’ and I loved the second.”
In keeping with The Athletic, Cedeno’s homer is longer than any MLB house run that Statcast has tracked since 2015.
Whereas Cedeno, 23, isn’t ranked by MLB among the many Diamondbacks’ high 30 prospects, he’s having a powerful season within the Texas League. He has 18 house runs and 60 RBIs with a slash line of .303/.374/.545.
Diamondbacks prospect Leandro Cedeno hit a 527-foot house run on Saturday.MiLB
The 527-foot solo blast tied the sport 5-5 within the fifth inning, and the Sod Poodles went on to win their Christmas in July recreation 7-6 over the San Antonio Missions. The Sod Poodles wore jerseys resembling Christmas sweaters to mark the event.