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Odor's 1st HR of 2018 a monster mash

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ARLINGTON -- Rougned Odor finally has his first home run of the season, and it was a big one.

Odor came up in the fourth inning of Tuesday's 10-5 loss with the Rangers trailing, 4-1, and smashed a three-run home run off Yankees starter Masahiro Tanaka to tie the score. The home run had a 105.7-mph exit velocity and a projected distance of 429 feet, according to Statcast™.

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ARLINGTON -- Rougned Odor finally has his first home run of the season, and it was a big one.

Odor came up in the fourth inning of Tuesday's 10-5 loss with the Rangers trailing, 4-1, and smashed a three-run home run off Yankees starter Masahiro Tanaka to tie the score. The home run had a 105.7-mph exit velocity and a projected distance of 429 feet, according to Statcast™.

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The home run broke a 31-game drought for Odor -- his last 11 of 2017 and first 20 of this season. His last home run was on Sept. 20, 2017, off Andrew Albers of the Mariners. Odor also missed 27 games earlier this season with a strained left hamstring.

T.R. Sullivan has covered the Rangers since 1989, and for MLB.com since 2006. Follow him on Twitter @Sullivan_Ranger and listen to his podcast.

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