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WATCH: Rangers prospect Wyatt Langford legs out inside-the-park home run for first MLB homer

Texas Rangers rookie phenom Wyatt Langford notched his first career home run on Sunday, and it was of the inside-the-park variety against the Reds (CIN-TEX GameTracker). Here’s a look:
That one left the bat at 101.4 mph and traveled 378 feet. That distance plus your very own eyes tell you it was very close to being a standard-issue outside-the-park home run, but in the interests of novelty and content the baseball celestial powers knocked it down and let it pinball enough to afford, yes, an inside-the-parker. Langford becomes the 10th player since 2010 to notch an inside-the-park homer as his first career homer and the fourth Rangers player to do so in franchise history.
A player’s first career round-tripper is always a welcome occasion, and maybe that’s especially the case for the 22-year-old Langford. He entered Sunday’s slate with a disappointing slash line of .245 AVG/.324 OBP/.296 SLG for the season. The word

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