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Fernando Tatis Jr. Launches Home Run Out of Dodger Stadium

Fernando Tatis Jr. has built his career on hitting moonshots, but Thursday night's at Dodger Stadium may be his finest yet.  

The 22-year-old slammed a hanging slider from right-hander Tony Gonsolin out of Dodger Stadium. That's right, out of the Los Angeles-based venue. The ball rebounded off the top of the left-field pavilion before falling into the concourse. 

This 467-foot rocket marks Tatis Jr.'s 42nd homer, and according to Statcast, this was the second longest of his career. The home run had an exit velocity of 116.6 mph. Per MLB.com, this is the first home run to leave Dodger Stadium since 2015 when Giancarlo Stanton blasted a 475-footer for the Marlins. 

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Friendly reminder for Padres fans: Tatis Jr. signed a $340 million, 14-year contract extension earlier this year. 

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