Remember last week, when Stephen Strasburg hit his first career home run and proceeded to take his sweet time rounding the bases ("officially" 26.15 seconds according to Baseball Prospectus's Tater Trot Tracker)? Well, Jordan Zimmermann nearly upstaged him on Monday with his own slowwwwww trot following his own first career HR. We clocked J-Zimm at 25 seconds flat. Video above, and here.
Marlins 5, Nationals 3 (Monday): Jordan Zimmermann hits first career HR (video here), but can't hold onto 3-1 lead: "Two bad pitches cost me the game." says J-Zimm.
Tough day. Here's J-Zimm in happier times, returning to the Nats dugout after his third inning bomb: