For the second day in a row, a highly touted prospect has hit a home run for his first MLB hit. On Monday, it was Washington Nationals outfielder Juan Soto. On Tuesday, Tampa Bay Rays shortstop Willy Adames homered in his first game, taking Chris Sale deep.
This dude got here 30 minutes before first pitch. pic.twitter.com/FbNvZglqdX
— Tampa Bay Rays (@RaysBaseball) May 23, 2018
The long ball drew reactions from Twitter.
Willy Adames 2nd big league at-bat, home run. The kids are taking over #MLB
— Drew Sarver (@MyPinstripes) May 23, 2018
Willy Adames homered off of Chris Sale. pic.twitter.com/HLgJv4digl
— Michael Bradburn (@MWBII) May 23, 2018
Willy Adames just homered in his debut he is the future!!!
— Philip Nelson (@pjsaturday63) May 23, 2018
— John E. Christianson (@johnnyc1952) May 23, 2018
Whoa. You gotta just tip your cap. Willy Adames, in his first game, second AB launched a towering bomb off Sale.
— Red Sox L.A. (@RedSoxLA) May 23, 2018
Willy Adames ???
— tylergilbert (@tylergilbert4) May 23, 2018
— Tom Krasniqi (@TKras) May 23, 2018
I will literally fight Erik Neander if he thinks he's going to send down Willy Adames.
— Go Rays (@fzlongotoon) May 23, 2018
The kid certainly knows how to make an impression.