DETERMINING THE most memorable home run of this postseason is already nearly impossible. Is it Kyle Schwarber's moon shot from NLDS Game 4, which has taken up permanent residence atop the Wrigley Field scoreboard? The one that ended with Jose Bautista's epic bat flip from ALDS Game 5? Or any of Daniel Murphy's five unexpected dingers?
This is an article from the Oct. 26, 2015 issue
At least there no longer needs to be a debate about which home run was hit the farthest, or the fastest. MLB.com's Statcast debuted this year, providing all that information and becoming a staple of postseason broadcasts. Here's a look at the five players on the four LCS teams—the Blue Jays and the Royals in the AL, and the Cubs and the Mets in the NL—who have hit the longest homers this postseason.
Mets (NLCS Game 1), Pirates (NL wild card)
459.3 ft, 449.8 ft
110.4 mph, 111.3 mph
Astros (ALDS Game 4)
Astros (ALDS Game 5)
Rangers (Game 5)
Cardinals (NLDS Game 3)