Willson Contreras went yard in a major way on Sunday. (Credit: Patrick Gorski-USA TODAY Sports)
Willson Contreras went yard in a major way on Sunday. (Credit: Patrick Gorski-USA TODAY Sports)

WATCH: Willson Contreras hammers gargantuan 451-foot moonshot


by - Senior Writer -

CHICAGO — Hitting a pitch so hard that he knew he had just homered as soon as the ball left the bat, Chicago Cubs catcher Willson Contreras hammered a 451-foot moonshot on Sunday. The dinger put the Cubs up 6-1 in the bottom of the seventh.

Coming on a curveball thrown by Milwaukee Brewers reliever Bobby Wahl, the no-doubter left the bat at 105.5 mph. Sailing out to left at Wrigley Field, Contreras' first tater of the season featured a celebratory bat flip.

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