It was a replacement part, no more. And he ended up hitting a ball over the railroad tracks to deposit it outside the confines of Minute Maid Park.
He nailed her to the heart of Texas. Then, he dropped the bat, hit his chest a couple of hits, and thumped a fist in the air, as he looked toward the Braves’ cave.
Three months earlier, he was hitting .192 for a team that was fourth in its division. Two weeks ago, he couldn’t play because of COVID-19, now he’s the star of the World Series, knocking out the Houston Astros to give the Atlanta Braves their first Fall Classic title since 1995.
Jorge Soler, who five years ago was a supporting actor in the Chicago Cubs that averted the title drought of more than a century in the World Series, was voted Most Valuable Player at Atlanta’s coronation on Tuesday after six games against. to the Astros.
Soler joined pitcher Liván Hernández (1997 Marlins) as the second Cuban player to receive such recognition. (MLB in Spanish)