Five Stat Friday: Week Four

1. On the first full day of the 2016 Major League Baseball season, the Atlanta Braves took Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer deep twice in the first four innings, with Freddie Freeman and Adonis Garcia each launching solo shots. It took the Braves six days to hit another home run, when Drew Stubbs took St. Louis’ ace Adam Wainwright deep for a three-run blast to tie the game in the fourth inning. After Stubbs’ homer, the Braves went an astonishing seventeen days without hitting another longball, until Freeman took Boston reliever Tommy Layne deep for a solo blast in the eighth inning of Wednesday night’s game in Boston. Per ESPN Stats & Info, this is what happened in the majors between Stubbs’ homer on April 10 and Freeman’s on April 27:

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