Don't play mind games with Mike Napoli or he will catapult a home run into a new zip code
Nobody likes to feel confused. It's a lonely, frustrated state of mind. You don't like it. I don't like it.
And in the fifth inning of Tuesday's Twins-Indians game,
A crossed-up, pitchout it seemed like? Maybe, probably by accident? Either way, Napoli didn't want to see that ball around the plate again. So, two pitches later, he tried to hit one where nobody could ever find it again:
According to Statcast™, the two-run homer traveled a projected 444 feet from the plate with an exit velocity of 111 mph. Attention MLB pitchers: Don't ever make Michael Anthony Napoli feel confused again.