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

Scott Polacek@@ScottPolacekFeatured 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.

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