WATCH: BOTE BOMB!!! David Bote crushes Cubs' longest home run of season


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David Bote walloped a mammoth 455-foot home run at Comerica Park on Monday night.
David Bote walloped a mammoth 455-foot home run at Comerica Park on Monday night.

DETROIT — Going yard for the fourth time on the season and accruing his second RBI of the night, Chicago Cubs third baseman David Bote belted a solo home run at Comerica Park on Monday. The leadoff jack in the top of the fourth put the Cubs up 3-1 on Detroit Tigers rookie starter Casey Mize.

Bote previously tagged Mize for an RBI single in the second frame. His fourth-inning blast was scorched out to left, leaving the bat at 107 mph and sailing 455 feet. The dinger, which came on slider thrown by Mize on a full count, increased Bote's RBI total to 15.

Bote's bomb marked the longest home run of the season for the Cubs and the second-longest of Bote's career. Furthermore, the long ball served as just the 22nd home run hit by Cubs player during the Statcast era to travel at least 455 feet.

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