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September 20, 2013

Raising Aces

The Top 10 Homers Hit by Pitchers in 2013

by Doug Thorburn


By design, Raising Aces is pitcher-centric, using a multifaceted approach involving mechanics, stuff, and stats to study the game from the hill. But for the next two weeks, we are going to shift the focus from the pitcher's mound to the batter's box, taking a moment to pay homage to the under-appreciated art of pitcher offense.

We start with the long ball. There have been a total of 20 home runs hit by pitchers this season, all of which were clubbed by hurlers from the National League. There is nothing cooler than a pitcher who helps his own cause by flashing the lumber, so with a hat-tip to Wayne Campbell and Garth Algar, here are the top 10 homers that were hit by pitchers in 2013:

10. Andrew Cashner
Hit off of Josh Collmenter on July 27

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