According to, a website that tracks home run trot times, Ortiz took 28.06 seconds to complete his trot — the third-slowest on record this season; Ortiz also has the two slowest times.

Tanaka noticed, but took the high road following the game, though he provided an interesting observation.

“I didn’t think much about it,” Tanaka said. “Obviously, you don’t see that a lot in Japan — maybe from some American players in Japan.”