SEE IT: Eloy Jimenez Re-enacts The Natural
Eloy Jimenez just went Roy Hobbs on the stadium lights. pic.twitter.com/wD2521SedW— JJ Cooper (@jjcoop36) June 20, 2017
Cubs top prospect Eloy Jimenez is known for his plus-plus power and he didn't disappoint Monday in the Carolina League home run derby, the precusor to the league's all-star game. With BA's JJ Cooper on hand—and getting a great angle—Jimenez smashed a long drive that elicited comparisons to Roy Hobbs' triumphant blast in 'The Natural.'
All Eloy was missing was the swelling music crescendo.
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