Fernando Tatis Jr. is quickly becoming one of the faces of baseball.
He’s a young and dynamic player who does pretty much everything well. He has a big bat, a slick glove, speed on the bases, and plays with energy and enthusiasm every game.
On Monday night against the Texas Rangers, Tatis Jr. continued his torrid start to the season with a two-homer game, pushing his league-leading home run total to 11 and his league-leading RBI total to 28. First, Tatis hit a three-run bomb in the sixth inning, and then, shortly after, he came up to the plate in the seventh inning and crushed a grand slam.
@tatis_jr grand slam pic.twitter.com/agtKnvQ7kH
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This, of course, was an issue for the Texas Rangers, who take their position of baseball’s Fun Police incredibly seriously. According to Rangers’ manager Chris Woodward, Tatis Jr. broke an unwritten rule by swinging at a 3-0 pitch while up by seven runs.
“I didn’t like it personally,” Woodward said. “You’re up by 7 in the 8th inning, it’s typically not a good time 3-0. It& …
Author: Cam Lewis / Blue Jays Nation