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Research Shows A-Rod Has Slowest Home-Run Trot on the Yankees

media has found another reason to rip Alex Rodriguez.

Out of all New York Yankees, A-Rod is the slowest to round the bases after a homerun. The Wall Street Journal recently published its findings after examining the homerun trots from 2009 and through the start of this year.

What did they find? The following is their graph of the average trot times:

A-Rod requires 24.9 seconds to round the bases, while Derek Jeter needs 20.2 seconds. Take a Number determined the statistics by averaging the home-run trots for each 2009 homer. The average homerun trot is 21.89 seconds, according to a study from Marquette University.

Interesting facts on the results:

- Yankees are ranked 12th in the majors.

Read Full Article at Bleacher Report - New York Yankees

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