Cubs: The mind-blowing stat behind historic debuts of Soler, Baez

Cubs: The mind-blowing stat behind historic debuts of Soler, Baez
August 29, 2014, 10:00 pm
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Tony Andracki

Cubs fans have a lot to be excited about these days. A lot.

Jorge Soler made his MLB debut this week and has gone 7-for-11 with three homers, a double, six RBI and a walk. But it's those dingers that are making history:

 

 

Whoa.

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Check out Soler's third homer (and second of the game Friday night). He straight up annihilated this ball:

Make sure your sound is up so you can hear the crack of the bat. It sounds like a clap of thunder echoing through Busch Stadium.

And don't forget about the rest of the Cubs young players in the game - Baez had a two-run double, Arismendy Alcantara homered, Starlin Castro doubled and made some nice plays at shortstop, Kyle Hendricks picked up another quality start and Neil Ramirez collected the win in relief.

Here was David Kaplan's reaction: