Mike Napoli Smashes 451-Foot Home Run into 5th Deck vs. Blue Jays

Scott PolacekFeatured ColumnistAugust 27, 2014

USA Today

Mike Napoli gave Boston Red Sox fans who were still up watching their team in the 11th inning a treat Tuesday.

His three-run home run traveled an astounding 451 feet and put Boston ahead of the Toronto Blue Jays, 9-4. It proved to be a critical blast because the Blue Jays scored three runs of their own in the bottom of the 11th. ESPN Stats & Info noted that it was business as usual for Napoli in Toronto:

The moonshot was Napoli’s 16th home run of the season and pushed his RBI total to 50 as the Red Sox picked up the W.