One of two walkoff home runs from Saturday, Dan Johnson clearly deserves Home Run of the Day over Cleveland's Asdrubal Cabrera because, unlike the Indians-Royals tilt, the Rays-Red Sox game had serious postseason implications. Both players managed to do the deed in the tenth inning, but that just wasn't enough for Cabrera.
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Surprisingly, there were four 26-plus second home run trots yesterday. Unsurprisingly, the slowest trot belong to Houston's Carlos Lee. The other contenders were Adam LaRoche (26.43 secs), Victor Martinez (26.29 secs), and Mark Reynolds (26.18 secs). No one ever said the Diamondbacks were a fast bunch.
One of only three sub-twenty second trots, Bernadina smoked his competition. The second fastest trot belonged to Tampa Bay's B.J. Upton, who came in at a terrific 18.15 seconds.