Nationals' Michael Taylor Hits Longest Major League Home Run of 2015

Katie Richcreek@BookstoreKatieFeatured ColumnistAugust 21, 2015

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Coors Field might be notoriously hitter-friendly, but there is no earthly explanation for Michael Taylor's 493-foot home run blast Thursday night.

The Washington Nationals center fielder crushed Colorado Rockies pitcher Yohan Flande's first offering in the seventh inning at-bat to left-center, evening the score at 2-2.

The two-run shot is the longest homer of the 2015 season, as pointed out by the Denver Post's Patrick Saunders: 

[MLB]

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