CHICAGO – Nelson Cruz is one of the most prolific baseball players in the last decade and 39 years old he continues to grow old as a fine wine.
Even after 382 careers, Kroes achieved something that never happened with the first three-game game in his Gemini career
Even after the 382 homerum, Kroes achieved something that never happened with his first three-game career in a 10: 3 victory over White Sox on Thursday evening in the "Guaranteed Payment" field. "It's not easy," Cruz said. "To hit three [homers] is a blessing."
This season did not have many players who got the best of the White Sox starter Lucas Giolito, but Cruz did just that by blowing up three Hoomers in his first three bats, making his performance even more impressive .
"He's a good assailant. It was good, "said Jolito.
Cruz quickly started his night at night, placing the twins on the board on the first inning, quickly releasing 2: 2 to the competition in the left center. The magnificent explosion is scheduled to take 473 feet, Statcast.
There is no way to compare. When you see that he has hit balls, sometimes you think they are very unique swings, and they are very unique from a bat, "said manager Rocco Baldeli. "You do not see a lot of balls to hit like that, even when you look at a lot of games, you do not see so many balls to leave a ball like this, sometimes you can not really believe what you're looking at, that's so impressive."
This is Cruz-mas in July! "
– Minnesota Twins (@Twins) July 26, 2019
The first homer of Cruz is the second in length the twins tracked by Statcast (2015) and the longest August 2017 in Cruz, 2015), with Cruise, who broke his own record with a 469-meter homer in June
" It is a sequel "" It's obvious that his age does not matter, he's a professional striker, he's very smart, he's very well aware of what's going on, "he said. is around the block, and he is superb in his craft, but he does not go in either direction but can handle a bat. "
In the third inning, Cruise shot the two-person homer from the eyes of the battles in the center to give the twins 3: 1.
Cruz finished his fifth night, firing a duel, finished 3-for-5 with five RBI and three runway noted
At 39 years and 24 days, Cruz is the oldest player to hit. three runways in play since Alex Rodriguez made him as a member of the Yankees four years ago on the day against who else? Minnesota twins.
"I think it's a lot of work and make sure I'm doing my weight, make sure I sleep well, take a break," said Cruise for his success at 39. "I think if you have experience in your work, you can do a lot of things when your body feels good and the experience helps.
Cruz told reporters he would keep a few memories of the historic performance on Thursday, including his spikes, bat and third host
Here are five fun facts from Cruz's Triple Game 19659003] • Cruz is the first player Statstat has tracked with three horns of the 430-foot
• Three Jolite's homemates came out of three different terrains (95 mph fastball, 80 mph curveball and 80 mph changeup)
• Kroes hits, this is his highest average for each team this season (minimum of four games).
Even after three marathon games against the Yankees that could take a lot of the player, Cruise did not look affected.
Do not be fooled. Cruz knows what's up there.
"Now I needed a nap," he said.
But when the reporters joked that the three-game game could start a new routine, Kruz immediately took this idea off.
"No, I need a nap."
Russell Dorsey is a reporter / editor for MLB.com based in Chicago. Follow it on Twitter @ Russ_Dorsey1 .