Chicago Cubs’ the top-ranked outfield prospect, Eloy Jimenez, took part in the Carolina League Home Run Derby last night in advance of the All-Star Game. We don’t know whether the 20-year-old is a big fan of 1984’s The Natural, but he paid homage to the classic by knocking out a bulb in a light tower in left-center with a tape-measure blast.
Eloy Jimenez just went Roy Hobbs on the stadium lights. pic.twitter.com/wD2521SedW
— JJ Cooper (@jjcoop36) June 20, 2017
What a moment, Roy would be proud.