Jorge Soler has three homers on his brief Major League career, and he hit two of ’em last night. So far, Soler doesn’t hit cheapies.

Hit hits monster bombs:

The first one was crushed to dead center, which makes me search for a way to describe the second one that is slightly stronger than “crushed.” Blasted? Hammered? Exploded? Solered?

The first homer went 420 feet, according to ESPN, and the second went 438 feet. That’s 858 total feet of homers last night for Soler, who is now hittingĀ .636/.667/1.545 through three games. Some small sample size fun:

  • Soler’s OPS is 2.212. His wRC+ is 511. His wOBA is .920. His LOL is robust.
  • Through three games, Soler has totaled 0.6 WAR. Projected over 162 games, he’s a 32.4 WAR player. Like I said: LOL.
  • Soler’s BABIP is currently .800, which might come down a little.
  • His 25% strikeout rate and 8.3% walk rate might actually each trend a little more positively in the future.

Arismendy Alcantara also homered to deep center last night (422 feet), and you can watch that one here. Javier Baez hit a game-tying double, which you can watch here. Hooray for cookies!

Bleacher Nation Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. Bleacher Nation is a private media site, and it is not affiliated in any way with Major League Baseball or the Chicago Cubs. Neither MLB nor the Chicago Cubs have endorsed, supported, directed, or participated in the creation of the content at this site, or in the creation of the site itself. It's just a media site that happens to cover the Chicago Cubs.

Bleacher Nation is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.