San Diego Padres outfielder Franchy Cordero now is the holder of the longest home run hit this season.
With one out in the top of the fourth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Cordero launched a 489-foot bomb off the scoreboard to give San Diego a 1-0 lead.
Franchy Cordero tried to hit this one into oblivion. 489 feet later, he pretty much did. pic.twitter.com/WGthlTgBgU
— MLB (@MLB) April 21, 2018
The ball’s exit velocity was clocked at 116.9 mph, per MLB.com’s David Adler....