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This is one of the longest HR trots ever

Juan Francisco launched one in the DR and took his sweet time
@MattMonagan
December 16, 2020

Juan Francisco is no stranger to hitting massive dingers. You may remember when he played for the Reds back in 2011 and hit one clear out of the stadium. It doesn't even look real.

Juan Francisco is no stranger to hitting massive dingers. You may remember when he played for the Reds back in 2011 and hit one clear out of the stadium. It doesn't even look real.

Francisco hasn't played in the Majors since 2014, but he continues to be a legend in the Dominican Winter League. He leads LIDOM in career homers and added to that total on Tuesday night with a monster grand slam. He may be getting on in years, but you still can't think you can beat El Caballo Gigante (The Giant Horse) on the inside corner.

And even though he's hit hundreds of homers in professional leagues up and down the Western Hemisphere and across the world in Japan, Francisco never stops enjoying them. He took a long look at this one.

And looked some more.

With his stop and stare at home plate and saunter around the bases, we stop-watched his trot at a majestic 34.2 seconds. That ranks between Rhys Hoskins and Victor Martinez for one of the slowest since 2015. Congrats to you, Juan.

Matt Monagan is a writer for MLB.com. In his spare time, he travels and searches Twitter for Wily Mo Peña news.