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Jorge Soler Absolutely Destroyed a 450 Foot Homer (VIDEO)

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Remember when Jorge Soler was having a really rough start to the season, despite solid walk and strikeout rates and a decent ISO?

Your answer should be: “barely.”

Because all Soler has done in the month before he hurt his hamstring and then the couple weeks since returning from it is obliterate the ball.

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For example, in the process of the Cubs batting around in the first inning against Jimmy Nelson, Soler just did this:

Sure, Jorge watched that one a bit, but he earned it: that shot went out at 107 mph, nearly reached the video board, and wound up 450 feet of three-run goodness.

After the blast, Soler got his season line up to .250/.343/.462, which is good for a 115 wRC+. Even his season-long numbers – not just the blistering recent stretch – are now very good.

Soler was rightly very happy about his blast:


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Brett Taylor

Brett Taylor is the Editor of Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at @BleacherNation.

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