Cuban baseball player Yordan Álvarez, of the Houston Astros, hit a home run on Monday to leave the Kansas City Royals on the field.
At the bottom of the ninth, on a 3-1 count, Álvarez unleashed all his might on a slow pitch from Scott Barlow to get it out to right field.
According to Baseball Savant, the Cuban connection recorded a muzzle velocity of 112.6 miles per hour and traveled 444 feet.
Y🗣O🗣R🗣D🗣A🗣N🗣!- LasMayores (@LasMayores) July 4th, 2022
Yesterday it was Peña, TODAY IT'S YORDAN. 🏌 pic.twitter.com/qlmeXAPzZZ
With this four-corner game-winner, the mighty hitter reached 24 homers and 57 RBIs in 2022.
Thanks to Yordan Álvarez, the Houston Astros extended their winning streak to nine and improved their record to 52-27 for the season, to continue leading the American League West Division.