James Outman of the Los Angeles Dodgers started the season in Double-A minor league ball, and was hitting simply .225 in 22 video games after being promoted to Triple-A. However the rookie nonetheless positioned a heavy exclamation level on the most important league staff’s historic July run. (Watch the video beneath.)
On Sunday, Outman hit a two-run house run in his first major-league at-bat, and added two extra hits and an RBI within the Dodgers’ 7-3 victory at Colorado. He’s simply the eighth Dodger to hit one out in his preliminary plate look, and the one hundred and thirtieth main leaguer general.
“To be sincere, I don’t bear in mind like half-hour after I hit that,” he stated, per the Los Angeles Instances.
It may need been lots longer for his household, who celebrated like considered one of their very own simply made his desires come true.
At least eight relations, together with Outman’s mother and father and his fiancée, have been there, the Los Angeles Instances reported.
Outman grew up in Redwood Metropolis, California, and performed baseball and soccer for Junipero Serra Excessive College ― as did Barry Bonds and Tom Brady.
Outman stated he would show his house run ball “subsequent to all my different baseball stuff. I bought like a shelf of all my Little League house runs and stuff like that. Which may prime all of them.”