WATCH: Seiya Suzuki smacks fourth homer of the season
|Sunday, April 17, 2022, 5:31 PM- -|
SEIYA-GOODBYE TO THE BASEBALL!
Chicago Cubs outfielder Seiya Suzuki crushed his fourth homer of the season with an opposite field solo shot to put the Cubs up 6-3 in the seventh inning of Sunday's game against the Rockies.
The homer traveled 382 feet, and he is currently hitting .417 with 11 RBIs this season.
According to ESPN Stats & Info, Suzuki is the third Cubs player in the last 100 years to start his career with an 8-game hit streak, joining Andy Pafko (1943) and Joe Munson (1925).
Additionally, he is the second Japanese player with an 8-game hit streak to begin an MLB career.
Check out his homer below:
Seiya draws a lot of walks.— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) April 17, 2022
This is not one of them. pic.twitter.com/CmVxOldx1p
Field view of homer:
SEIYA! pic.twitter.com/27gdHknsHB— Marquee Sports Network (@WatchMarquee) April 17, 2022
Dugout celebration after the homer: