In case you missed it, Alex Rodriguez hit a home run to a seldom visited part of Tropicana Field. According to MLB Advanced Media, the home run measured 471 feet and is the longest one hit so far in 2015.
Rodriguez is now three away from tying Willie Mays on the all-time list and with this home run, he passed his former teammate Derek Jeter on the all-time runs scored list with 1,924.
Alex Rodriguez: 2nd inning HR calculated at 477 feet, his longest in the last 10 years & the longest at Tropicana Field over that same span
— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) April 17, 2015
471 or 477, does it matter? He hit the hell out of that ball.