I joked this morning about the Cubs’ new analytics-based “just hit dingers” strategy, but, hey, it does work.
Tonight, Albert Almora got things started against Wade Miley, sending one way out to center field (via @Cubs):
Those pesky No. 9 hitters. pic.twitter.com/jrq1xeBA7x
— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) July 16, 2017
Almora has been raking against lefties this year, hitting a whopping .352/.462/.537 against them this year coming into tonight’s game.
And then he added this crush shot to the slate:
— Cubs Exit Velocity (@cubsexitvelo) July 15, 2017