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Jake Marisnick and George Springer hit back-to-back home runs

HOUSTON, TX - JUNE 14: Houston Astros center fielder Jake Marisnick (6) watches the pitch during the MLB game between the Texas Rangers and Houston Astros on June 14, 2017 at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Leslie Plaza Johnson/Icon Sportswire)
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Houston Astros centerfielder Jake Marisnick narrowly missed a home run against Boston Red Sox starter David Price in the bottom of the second, but he got all of the pitch he connected with in the sixth inning, which knocked Price from the game.

Price may have come out to begin the inning, but after the ball landed 454 feet and onto the train tracks for the longest home run of Marisnick’s career, it was time to depart.

Houston wasted no time in following up on Marisnick’s power display, as George Springer greeted Heath Hembree to the Father’s Day game with a blast of his own for back-to-back home runs.



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