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Bang, Zoom! Cespedes' Shot is Going Straight to the Moon

The folks at MLB Fan Cave took the Yoenis Cespedes "moon shot" to a whole new level via a Vine.

In the first game against the Reds Tuesday night, Cespedes hit a rocket after being brushed back by Jonathan Broxton in the eighth inning, launching a two-run bomb to center field that only traveled 433 feet because it ran out of room... or did it?

The Cespedes homer was the difference in the Red Sox' 3-2 victory. The slugging Sox outfielder aggravated his hand while getting jammed the next night in Cincinnati but he was back in the lineup against the Astros last night at Fenway.


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