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Behold: The slowest home run trot you’ll see this year

Colorado Rockies v Los Angeles Dodgers

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 28: Bobby Abreu #12 of the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrates his two run homerun with A.J. Ellis #17 for a 8-0 lead in front of Wilin Rosario #20 of the Colorado Rockies during the eighth inning at Dodger Stadium on September 28, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

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Bobby Abreu hit a long home run last night against the Rockies and he took his sweet time to get around the bases. 31.56 seconds, in fact. According to Larry Granillo of Baseball Prospectus, it was the longest non-injury home run trot since he began logging them for Tater Trot Tracker in 2010.

David Ortiz had the previous record with a 30.59 second trot while Abreu’s teammate Hanley Ramirez had a 30.3 second trot earlier this year. You can watch the home run here.

It’s worth noting that Will Harris nearly Abreu with a pitch earlier in the at-bat, so that could have the reason for the bat flip and the slow ride around the bases. Of course, it’s also possible that the 38-year-old Abreu realized this could be his last home run in the big leagues, so he decided to savor every last second. Can’t fault him for that, I guess.