Statcast showcases Cespedes' strong swing

Statcast showcases Cespedes' strong swing

Yoenis Cespedes is an imposing player on a baseball field, known for his tape-measure home runs.

Now, Statcast provides some further insight into the slugger's skills.

A revolutionary technology that will make its 2015 debut during Tuesday's MLB Network Showcase game between the Cardinals and Nationals at 7 p.m. ET, Statcast allows analysts and fans to break down just about every move made on a baseball field, find the pertinent data and crunch the numbers to find explanations for the previously unexplainable.

On Sunday afternoon in Detroit, Cespedes went deep twice off White Sox left-hander Jose Quintana for his first multihomer game with the Tigers. Cespedes' grand slam in the first inning displayed his tremendous power.

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Statcast tells the story. The exit velocity of the baseball coming off the bat head was an incredible 112.9 mph, which is the top speed recorded by Statcast so far this season. Cespedes' blast traveled 408.1 feet into left field, leaving the yard in a hurry.

Austin Laymance is a reporter for This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.