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Video: Kyle Schwarber clears Shea Bridge at Citi Field with a home run

Chicago Cubs v San Diego Padres

SAN DIEGO, CA - MAY 30: Kyle Schwarber #12 of the Chicago Cubs hits a solo home run during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres at PETCO Park on May 30, 2017 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

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Cubs outfielder Kyle Schwarber hit one of the most impressive home runs you’ll ever see, aesthetically-speaking. With his team leading 2-1 and threatening with a man on second base with one out in the top of the fourth inning, Schwarber jumped on a first-pitch fastball from Matt Harvey. One knew it was gone just from seeing the swing, or from hearing the sound.

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Statcast measured the blast at 467 feet, which “only” ranks 10th this season in distance. It’s the second-longest home run at Citi Field in the Statcast era, just behind Giancarlo Stanton’s 468-foot blast.

Schwarber entered the evening’s action batting .172/.296/.377 with 11 home runs and 26 RBI in 240 plate appearances this season.

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