Kris Bryant hit another ball off the Wrigley scoreboard ... and it may be the longest HR of 2015
Bryant hits longest home run of the year
Nothing is this world is safe from Kris Bryant's massive home runs, including Kris Bryant himself. Well, at least his virtual representation. In May, the Cubs rookie hit a 477-foot homer off the new Wrigley scoreboard.
In the fifth inning of Sunday's D-backs-Cubs game, he did it again:
Oh … and Statcast™ measured it at 495 feet, which makes it the longest home run of 2015:
It beats Michael Taylor's 493-foot moonshot from Aug. 20 by a mere two feet, but it dwarfs last season's longest, a 489-footer off the bat of Mike Trout:
And there are still four more weeks in the season, so there's plenty of time for Bryant to break his own record or for the rest of MLB to enter the "home run most likely to successfully deliver parts to the International Space Station" contest.