WATCH: Nationals’ Juan Soto cranks 463-foot monster home run at Citi Field

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="After scoring just a total of six runs combined in their last three (and a half) games, the Washington Nationals appear to be breaking out of their offensive slump in a huge way.” data-reactid=”16″>After scoring just a total of six runs combined in their last three (and a half) games, the Washington Nationals appear to be breaking out of their offensive slump in a huge way.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Through three innings against the New York Mets on Monday evening, the team scored five runs on three home runs with the last as an exclamation mark.” data-reactid=”17″>Through three innings against the New York Mets on Monday evening, the team scored five runs on three home runs with the last as an exclamation mark.

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<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="After Asdrubal Cabrera's solo shot off of Steven Matz in the second, Trea Turner hit a two-run homer in the third. Juan Soto followed Turner three batters later with a two-run bomb that traveled distances rarely seen at Citi Field. According to Statcast, Soto’s home run was 463 feet.” data-reactid=”23″>After Asdrubal Cabrera’s solo shot off of Steven Matz in the second, Trea Turner hit a two-run homer in the third. Juan Soto followed Turner three batters later with a two-run bomb that traveled distances rarely seen at Citi Field. According to Statcast, Soto’s home run was 463 feet.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="How impressive was Soto's rocket? According to Wall Street Journal baseball writer Jared Diamond, it's the third-farthest hit ball at Citi Field in the Statcast era (since 2015). Only Kyle Schwarber (467 ft) and Freddie Freeman (464 ft) had longer home runs.” data-reactid=”25″>How impressive was Soto’s rocket? According to Wall Street Journal baseball writer Jared Diamond, it’s the third-farthest hit ball at Citi Field in the Statcast era (since 2015). Only Kyle Schwarber (467 ft) and Freddie Freeman (464 ft) had longer home runs.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Soto's home run is also longer than any hit by a Mets player at Citi Field in the Statcast era. According to Diamond, the farthest home run hit by a Mets player is 458 feet by Pete Alonso last June.” data-reactid=”26″>Soto’s home run is also longer than any hit by a Mets player at Citi Field in the Statcast era. According to Diamond, the farthest home run hit by a Mets player is 458 feet by Pete Alonso last June.

The Nationals’ bats didn’t cool off there, either. They were up 12-0 on their NL East division foe, after a seven-run fifth inning. Hopefully for Nats fans, this is a sign of things to come as the team attempts to climb out of a 4-7 start to the season.

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<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="WATCH: Nationals’ Juan Soto cranks 463-foot monster home run at Citi Field originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington” data-reactid=”34″>WATCH: Nationals’ Juan Soto cranks 463-foot monster home run at Citi Field originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington

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