MLB stats are enjoyable: Who has the quickest and slowest residence run trots?

Typically MLB statistics might be enjoyable. As an example, which gamers have the fasted and slowest residence run trots to this point within the 2023 season?


The 2023 MLB season has gone on for over a month. Whereas there’s nonetheless loads of video games left to be performed, that received’t cease some followers from reacting to how the crew’s enjoying and making declarations equivalent to “we’re completely successful the World Collection,” or “this crew stinks and they need to start the rebuild.” To not point out, there’s the highlight being positioned on gamers based mostly on how their statistics are trying to this point.

Typically, statistics might really feel like sitting in a calculus course, questioning the place the hell all of those numbers got here from. However different occasions, statistics might be enjoyable. Take, for instance, Baseball Savant preserving monitor of each participant’s common residence run trot time.

For these questioning who has the slowest residence run trot (as of Might 12), it’s none apart from Atlanta Braves designated hitter Marcell Ozuna, who takes a median of 29.7 seconds to around the bases after a house run. As for the quickest time, that belongs to San Diego Padres outfielder David Dahl at 18.2 seconds.

Gamers with quickest and slowest residence run trots

Ozuna leads the pack when it comes to the slowest trot across the bases. However who ranks within the high 10. Let’s have a look.

  1. Marcell Ozuna, Braves: 29.7
  2. Willson Contreras, Cardinals: 29.1
  3. Elvis Andrus, White Sox: 28.9
  4. Triston Casas, Pink Sox: 28.5
  5. Jesus Sanchez, Marlins: 28.2
  6. Salvador Perez, Royals: 28.0
  7. Raimel Tapia, Pink Sox: 27.8
  8. Rowdy Tellez, Brewers: 27.7
  9. Alex Verdugo, Pink Sox: 27.6
  10. Santiago Espinal, Blue Jays: 27.5

Ozuna had a tough begin to the season, however just lately went on an influence surge throughout their three-game collection towards the Miami Marlins earlier this month, the place he went 6-for-13 on the plate, hitting three residence runs and knocking in six runs.

Now, lets check out these gamers with the quickest occasions to achieve residence plate after hitting a house run.

  1. David Dahl, Padres: 18.2
  2. Steven Kwan, Guardians: 18.6
  3. Tyler O’Neill, Cardinals: 19.1
  4. Jon Berti, Marlins: 19.4
  5. Stuart Fairchild: 19.4
  6. Lars Nootbaar, Cardinals: 19.5
  7. Brandon Nimmo, Mets: 19.7
  8. Brice Turang, Brewers: 19.7
  9. Nico Hoerner, Cubs: 19.7
  10. Seth Brown, Athletics: 19.7

As for Dahl, he performed in simply 4 video games for the Padres this season on account of a proper quad pressure, and has only one residence run to his credit score.

Contemplating there are nonetheless 4 full months remaining within the 2023 common season, there’s going to be some modifications to the typical residence run trot class. Come on, there are a whole bunch of extra residence runs set to be recorded!