Astros slugger Jordan Alvarez He had another monster night on Friday, hitting three runs in the first five rounds to increase his season total to 36. Both Three Homer was crushedthe shortest finished at 431 feet and the longest at 464.
The night was so impressive that it left many of his teammates struggling to find words to describe his achievement.
“This was one of the most impressive things I’ve seen in person,” Tree Mancini said through Chandler Rome Houston Chronicle. “I was in awe. I kind of find it hard to come up with words to describe that night. It was unbelievable.”
Mauricio Dupontwho joined Houston mid-season, called Alvarez the best hitter in the league.
“I think that’s the most incredible thing I’ve been a part of,” he said. “He’s the best hitter for a reason. It was great to watch him do that and watch what he’s been doing all year. He’s the best hitter I’ve ever played with.”
However, perhaps the most important part of the praise came from future Hall of Famer candidate and Cy Young Justin Verlanderwho has played with great hitters, such as Detroit’s Miguel Cabrera, in his career.
“It’s great when a top league player can make other major league players in awe,” Verlander said. “It’s not something that happens that often. It was kind of like those moments where everyone was like, ‘Oh my God.’ It’s unbelievable what he can do. I’ve only seen a few guys that are able to do things like that over the course of my career. “.
Alvarez has suffered a hand injury throughout the year, which may have disrupted a more impressive season. But when he’s out in the field, he has the ability to put on a show every night.
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