Many of the best players in Major League Baseball are those who have the power to drive the ball.
Whether it be the ability to hit doubles—and sometimes singles or triples, depending on speed— off of the center field wall or those who can get that extra push to put the ball in the stands, these guys are the ones who put fans in the seats.
People come to games to see exciting things happen and, more often than not, that’s usually in the form of a home run.
Going into Tuesday night’s games, there had been nearly 6,000 extra-base hits this season— almost one-third of those had been home runs.
Which current players are the best at driving the ball deep, making a major impact on those totals?
Let’s take a look at the top 10.