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Yandy Diaz is so strong he can hit a broken-bat home run that sounds like a harmless popup

The crack of the bat is a supremely identifiable aspect of a baseball game. The sound alone can tell you that a hitter squared up a pitch, sending it screaming into the bleachers for a home run. They're usually loud, powerful blasts.

During Friday's Rays-Giants game at Oracle Park, however, Yandy Díaz demonstrated that it's possible, if however unlikely, to hit a home run while literally breaking your bat in the process. This one does not sound like the 373-foot two-run homer to left field that it was.

Then again, maybe this isn't really that surprising. After all, we're talking about Diaz, who is essentially one giant bicep.

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