Watch Arizona’s Jake Lamb hammer the longest home run of the season
Arizona Diamondbacks third baseman Jake Lamb crushed his fifth home run of the season Saturday against the Rockies, and it was the longest shot any player has hit all season. Lamb took Rockies starter Kyle Anderson 481 feet to center field, scoring two to give Arizona a 6-1 lead.
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The Rockies staged a comeback, though, and scored a go-ahead run in the top of the ninth on a wild pitch by Fernando Rodney. Colorado held on to win, 7-6.