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Video: Kennys Vargas hits a 483-foot home run

Minnesota Twins v Texas Rangers

ARLINGTON, TX - JULY 08: Kennys Vargas #19 of the Minnesota Twins run to the dugout after scoring in the second inning against the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Park in Arlington on July 8, 2016 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Rick Yeatts/Getty Images)

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Kennys Vargas hit the third-longest home run of the 2017 season on Tuesday night, hitting a three-run home run in the bottom of the third inning against White Sox starter Derek Holland. The two teams had already hit three home runs and scored seven runs prior to the monster blast by Vargas.

The only longer home runs hit this season were hit by Aaron Judge (495 feet) and Keon Broxton (489 feet).

Entering Tuesday’s action, Vargas was hitting .248/.276/.446 with six home runs and 24 RBI in 127 plate appearances.

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