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Watch Walker Buehler crush first career HR

April 11, 2019

ST. LOUIS -- Dodgers right-hander Walker Buehler hit the first home run of his career in the second inning against the Cardinals on Thursday at Busch Stadium. Buehler drove a 91.8 mph fastball from right-hander Michael Wacha a projected 409 feet into the right-center-field bleachers for a solo shot. According

ST. LOUIS -- Dodgers right-hander Walker Buehler hit the first home run of his career in the second inning against the Cardinals on Thursday at Busch Stadium.

Buehler drove a 91.8 mph fastball from right-hander Michael Wacha a projected 409 feet into the right-center-field bleachers for a solo shot. According to Statcast, it had an exit velocity of 104.5 mph and a 24-degree launch angle. It was Buehler’s first hit of the season.

Joc Pederson tripled and scored to give the Dodgers a 1-0 lead in the first, and David Freese led off the second with a home run.