Every time you think Los Angeles Angels phenom Mike Trout can't get any better, he goes and does something like this.
During Friday night's game against the Kansas City Royals, Trout hit a screamer to center field in the first inning. The ball went so far that it landed in the outfield fountain at Kauffman Stadium.
According to ESPN Stats & Info, the ball went an incredible 489 feet, while SportsCenter pointed out that it was the longest home run hit in the big leagues this season.
Mike Trout's home run tonight was calculated at 489 (!!) feet. That's the longest HR hit in MLB this season. (via @ESPNStatsInfo)— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) June 28, 2014
Mike Trout's 489-foot HR is longest hit in MLB in nearly 2 years. Giancarlo Stanton hit one 494 feet in 2012. pic.twitter.com/f0fDFWwRI1— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) June 28, 2014
At just 22 years old, Trout continues to have a phenomenal start to his career. This season, he has now already hit 18 home runs with 59 runs batted in.