‘Park Little League:’ Rangers manager shoots at Yankee Stadium dimensions


The Rangers and Yankees split on Sunday. That moved the Yankees to 19-8 this season, good enough for first place in the AL East. The Rangers have moved to 11-15, but have actually won five of the last six. And the only loss was in Sunday’s matinee, which ended with Gleyber Torres’ walk home – as seen here:

As we know, the porch of the right field at Yankee Stadium is notoriously short, although it’s not as drastic to go into the gaps and probably not nearly as exaggerated as the public mood of Yankee fans. Still, the reputation remains. Just ask Rangers manager Chris Woodward:

Yes, there it is. 🔥🔥🔥. AND Small league Park! It will surely get titles. This is deserved. Of course, there’s a thing called Statcast that measures everything these days and moves to the void at Yankee Stadium – as mentioned earlier – not nearly as bad. Torres ’shot wasn’t quite up to the measurement, but the center-right distance is 385 and that’s deeper than the average ball.

And as mentioned in the tweet above, Torres ’home run leaves the yard at 26 of the 30 MLB playgrounds. Like I said, we have tools that measure anything in 2022.

Yankees manager Aaron Boone was asked for comment and received a rather ridiculous response.

It’s true! You can’t specifically get to 99 percent to 100. If Torres ’fly ball had been in the car in 29 of the 30 parks, that’s 96.667 percent.

He’s also witty in all of this as the Rangers got into the board with this Eli White home run in the second game of the doubleheader.

That one reached 342 feet and according to available metrics, it would be a home run in just two of 30 MLB pitches.

This is a good time to say that during a game of nine substitutions both teams can use the dimensions of the field an equal number of times.

On the other hand, it’s pretty funny to see a manager call an opponent’s “Little League” stadium and witness the consequences that followed. Everybody go crazy.

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